Zataria Multiflora is a bushy type plant, 40-80 cm high, aromatic with lots of branches, thin and much divided.
Dried aerial branches of Zataria Multiflora Boiss. Belongs to Lamiaceae family and contain at least 0.6% essential oil.
Zataria Multiflora names
Scientific name: Zataria Multifllora Boiss.
English name: Shirazi Thyme, Zaatar
Persian name: Avishan shirazi, Avishan pahn, Afshan, Abshan shirazi, Avisham
Arabic name: Zaatar
Zataria Multiflora characteristics
Zataria Multiflora is a bush type plant, 40-80 cm high, aromatic with lots of thin branches and much divided. Leaves are short with short petioles, round or ovate shape, 3-13 cm long and 5-7 cm wide. Leaves are tared to hart-like at the base and round to pointed at the tip.
Flowers are white in color and small round like, very dense. Flower tube is white and a bit longer than calyx.