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 Middle East and India; widely cultivated throughout the world as a fibre plant, often naturalized, for example in North America

WSSA list of weeds in North America


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

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