Taxonomy. Superdivision: Spermatophyta. Division: Angiospermae. Class: Dicotyledoneae. Family: Labiatae (Lamiaceae). Genus: Lallemantia. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Essential Oil Composition of Lallemantia iberica Fisch. et C.A. Mey | The essential oil of the dried flowering aerial parts of. PDF | Lallemantia iberica is a plant cultivated since antiquity, but which has not extended as cultivated crop during the time because of the.

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This species can escape cultivation and become a weed.

The volatile constituents analysis of Lallemantia iberica (M.B.) Fischer & Meyer from Iran.

Retrieved from ” https: It is in flower from July to August, and the seeds ripen from August to September. Requires a light well-drained soil in a sunny position[]. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Description White lipped deep blue flowers protrude from the serrated leaves, which appear in pairs up the stem from July to August. It is hardy to zone UK 7. They can be sown at any time, and germination can sometimes be quicker if kept at 15 to 20 degrees C.

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This plant, originally from the Caucasus and the Middle East, isspread throughout European and eastern countries. Lallemantia iberica Scientific classification Kingdom: This page was last edited on 22 Marchat In other projects Wikispecies.


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Roadsides, slopes and fallow fields, also as a weed of cultivation, to metres in Turkey[93]. Seed – sow April in situ[1].

Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. White lipped deep blue flowers protrude from the serrated leaves, which appear in pairs up the stem from July to August.

The volatile constituents analysis of Lallemantia iberica (M.B.) Fischer & Meyer from Iran.

Wed Dec 14 Prefers a cool situation[1]. It is noted for iberca wildlife. Leaves – cooked and used as a potherb[46, 61,ibericca, ]. Right plant wrong place. It benefits from being cut back immediately after flowering to control spread. Lallemantia ibericaknown commonly as dragon’s headis a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae.

The plant has been cultivated for its seeds in southwestern Asia and southeastern Europe since prehistoric times. Lallemantia iberica – Bieb. All plant pages have their own unique code. It prefers moist soil. Often grown in the ornamental garden[50]. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The flowers are very attractive to bees[74]. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below.

Sowing Advice For best results, sow immediately onto a good soil-based compost. They are pollinated by insects. Linseed oil has a very wide range of applications including use as a wood preservative, an ingredient of oil-based paints, furniture polishes, printer’s inks, soap making etc[46, 57, ].


For a list of references used on this page please go here. The seeds have been used in folk medicine as a stimulant and diuretic.

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Lallemantia iberica Plant List: An edible oil is obtained from the seed[2, 6, ]. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

It cannot grow in the shade. Balangu plant Lallemantia iberica F. It is a linseed substitute[]. For more information about QR Codes click here. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is rich in oil[2].

The toothed or serrated leaves are in opposite pairs at the stem nodes. We sow most seeds in an unheated greenhouse and wait for natural germination, as many seeds have built-in dormancy mechanisms, often waiting for natural spring germination, hence giving them a full season of growth. The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Bees. Seed – raw or cooked. It is used for lighting, as a varnish, in paints and as a lubricant[46, 57, 74].

Balanguseed mucilage BSM features many advantages over most of its polymer counterparts, including a lower production cost, higher efficiency, and better medicinal properties. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.