EPPO Global Database

Linum usitatissimum(LIUUT)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-09-23

Basic information
  • EPPO code: LIUUT
  • Preferred name: Linum usitatissimum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Originally southern Europe to Western Asia and India. Widely cultivated throughout the world as a fibre plant. Introduced in Mediterranean region, Central Asia, Russian Far East, China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, some African countries, North America, Caribbean, South America (southern cone)

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Linum crepitans (von Bönnigshausen) Dumortier
Linum humile Miller

Common names
Name Language
common flax English
cultivated flax English
flax English
linseed English
echter Lein German
Flachs German
Flachslein German
Lein German
Saatlein German
lin commun French
lin cultivé French
lin usuel French
lino Spanish
lino común Spanish
lino coltivato Italian
lino comune Italian
lijnzaad Dutch
vlas Dutch
linho Portuguese
linho-comum Portuguese
lin Swedish
лён культурный Russian
лён обыкновенный Russian
almindelig hør Danish
peltopellava Finnish
keten Turkish
pishtah tarbutit Hebrew
פִּשְׁתָּה תַּרְבּוּתִית Hebrew
len zwyczajny Polish
házi len Hungarian
li Albanian
културни лен Bulgarian
lli ver Catalan
yà má Chinese
亚麻 Chinese
pravi lan Croatian
len setý Czech
asalee ka beej Hindi
patasan Hindi
san Hindi
अलसी का बीज Hindi
पटसन Hindi
सन Hindi
ľan siaty Slovak
navadni lan Slovene
льон звичайний Ukrainian
льон низький Ukrainian
льон стрибунець Ukrainian