Essential oils of Lamiaceae plants of turkey

Baser K. H. C., Kirimer N.

1st International Symposium on the Labiatae, Advances in Production, Biotechnology and Utilisation, San Remo, Italy, 22 - 25 February 2006, pp.163-167 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume:
  • Doi Number: 10.17660/actahortic.2006.723.18
  • City: San Remo
  • Country: Italy
  • Page Numbers: pp.163-167
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: No


The family Lamiaceae (Labiatae) is represented in Turkey by 46 genera and 571 species of which 44.2% are endemic, with subspecies, varieties and hybrids altogether 763 taxa exists in the flora of Turkey. The essential oils of Lamiaceae taxa growing in Turkey have been published. The paper reviews recent contributions to the study of the essential oils of the genera Acinos, Calamintha, Coridothymus, Cyclotrichium, Dorystoechas, Hymenocrater, Hyssopus, Mentha, Micromeria, Nepeta, Ocimum, Origanum, Pentapleura, Perilla, Rosmarinus, Salvia, Satureja, Sideritis, Thymbra, Thymus, and Ziziphora.