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Uses

Edible uses

Notes

Leaves - cooked and used as a potherb[1][2][3][4][5].

Seed - raw or cooked. It is rich in oil[6].

An edible oil is obtained from the seed[6][7][3][4][5].

Leaves

Unknown part

Oil

Material uses

The seed contains up to 30% of a drying oil[2]. It is used for lighting, as a varnish, in paints and as a lubricant[1][8][9]. It is a linseed substitute[10]. 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[1][8][11]. It is also used in the manufacture of linoleum[12].

Unknown part

Oil

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Lallemantia iberica.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - sow April in situ[13]. Very fast germination[K].

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Cultivation

Requires a light well-drained soil in a sunny position[14]. Prefers a cool situation[13].

Often grown in the ornamental garden[15].

The flowers are very attractive to bees[9].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Lallemantia iberica. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.

Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Lallemantia iberica.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

This table shows all the data stored for this plant.

Taxonomy
Binomial name
Lallemantia iberica
Genus
Lallemantia
Family
Labiatae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
7
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
no shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    ?
    Herbaceous or Woody
    ?
    Life Cycle
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type











    References

    1. ? 1.01.11.21.31.4 Uphof. J. C. Th. Dictionary of Economic Plants. Weinheim (1959-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.12.22.3 Usher. G. A Dictionary of Plants Used by Man. Constable ISBN 0094579202 (1974-00-00)
    3. ? 3.03.13.2 Tanaka. T. Tanaka's Cyclopaedia of Edible Plants of the World. Keigaku Publishing (1976-00-00)
    4. ? 4.04.14.2 Kunkel. G. Plants for Human Consumption. Koeltz Scientific Books ISBN 3874292169 (1984-00-00)
    5. ? 5.05.15.2 Facciola. S. Cornucopia - A Source Book of Edible Plants. Kampong Publications ISBN 0-9628087-0-9 (1990-00-00)
    6. ? 6.06.16.2 Hedrick. U. P. Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World. Dover Publications ISBN 0-486-20459-6 (1972-00-00)
    7. ? 7.07.1 Mabey. R. Plants with a Purpose. Fontana ISBN 0-00-635555-2 (1979-00-00)
    8. ? 8.08.18.2 Schery. R. W. Plants for Man. ()
    9. ? 9.09.19.2 Komarov. V. L. Flora of the USSR. Israel Program for Scientific Translation (1968-00-00)
    10. ? 10.010.1 Chakravarty. H. L. The Plant Wealth of Iraq. ()
    11. ? 11.011.1 Phillips. R. & Foy. N. Herbs Pan Books Ltd. London. ISBN 0-330-30725-8 (1990-00-00)
    12. ? 12.012.1 Buchanan. R. A Weavers Garden. ()
    13. ? 13.013.1 F. Chittendon. RHS Dictionary of Plants plus Supplement. 1956 Oxford University Press (1951-00-00)
    14. ? 14.014.1 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
    15. ? ? Flora Europaea Cambridge University Press (1964-00-00)
    16. ? Davis. P. H. Flora of Turkey. Edinburgh University Press (1965-00-00)