|Latin Name :||Thymus satureioides|
|English Name :||Thyme (ct. borneol)|
|French Name :||Thym (ct. bornéol), thym blanc|
History and Origin
Thymus is a genus of plants of the lamiaceae family. This genus has more than 300 species. The name thymus comes from the Greek word thumon which means perfume, referring to the pleasant scent of the plant. Native to North Africa, Thymus satureioides, also known as Moroccan thyme grows on rather dry and rocky soil.