What is another word for linum?

3 synonyms found


[ lˈɪnəm], [ lˈɪnəm], [ l_ˈɪ_n_ə_m]

Linum is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the Linaceae family. The word "linum" is derived from the Latin word for flax, a plant that is commonly cultivated for its fiber. Synonyms for linum include flaxseed, linseed, and common flax. Linum usitatissimum is the scientific name for the flax plant, which is widely used for its oil, medicinal properties, and nutrition. Flaxseed oil is a rich source of essential fatty acids and has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular benefits. Linum perenne, also known as perennial flax, is a popular ornamental plant with delicate blue flowers that bloom in the summer. Linum bienne, or pale flax, is a wild species that is often used to produce linen.

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How to use "Linum" in context?

Linum is a genus of about fifty plants in the flax family, which includes both fibre plants, for example linen and cotton, and oilseed rape. Linum is the sole genus within the flax family which contains both a true grass and a flax, both of which are members of the genus Linum. The name Linum is derived from Latin, meaning "flax". Linum perenne, or perennial flax, is the most common species and is the plant that is most often used for linen. The other species of Linum are L. italicum, L. hirsutum, L.

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