Home   About Us   Want to Help?   FAQ  
Searching   Image Use Biblio

Lavandula heterophylla

Sweet lavender

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyLamiaceaeMint family
GenusLavandulaMeans “to wash,” a reference to the use of lavendar oil as a bath oil
SpeciesheterophyllaMeans the leaves vary in shape on the same plant

About plant names...

[An article has not been written yet.]


Lavandula heterophylla description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

© FloraFinder.org. All rights reserved.


Lavandula heterophylla (sweet lavender)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, Cali­fornia
≈ 21 × 20" (53 × 50 cm)

Range: Zones 8-10:

About this map...