EPPO Global Database

Matthiola longipetala(MTLLO)

Code created in: 2004-04-17

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MTLLO
  • Preferred name: Matthiola longipetala
  • Authority: (Ventenat) de Candolle


North Africa to Western Asia. The nominate subspecies is found in the Near East. The species (and especially subsp. bicornis, q.v.) is widely cultivated as an ornamental, especially in eastern Europe, and often naturalized. 

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Other scientific names
Name Authority
Matthiola longipetala subsp. longipetala (Ventenat) de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
левкой длиннолепестковый Russian
маттиола длиннолепестковая Russian
mantur mechuspas Hebrew
מַנְתּוּר מְחֻסְפָּס Hebrew
lewkonia długoplatkowa Polish
fiala dlouhoplátečná Czech
левкой довгопелюстковий Ukrainian