Lavandula angustifolia

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Lavandula angustifolia, formerly L. officinalis, is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, native to the Mediterranean (Spain, France, Italy, Croatia etc.). Its common names include lavender, true lavender and English lavender[2] (though not native to England); also garden lavender,[3] common lavender and narrow-leaved lavender.

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Lavandula angustifolia
Common lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Lavandula
L. angustifolia
Binomial name
Lavandula angustifolia
  • Lavandula officinalis Chaix ex Vill.
  • Lavandula pyrenaica DC.
  • Lavandula vera DC.