The genus Thymus L. (Labiatae Juss.) in the Ukrainian Carpathiansí flora: systematics and taxonomic problems
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
4, Hrushevskyi St., Lviv 79005, Ukraine
The paper contains the results of a critical and taxonomic revision of the genus Thymus L. in the Ukrainian Carpathiansí flora. The list of Thymus taxa known on this territory is presented. It includes one section, two subsections, six species and five nothotaxa. Two species: T. pulcherrimus Schur and T. pulegioides L. are represented by typical subspecies. For each species the nomenclatural citation, basic literature, main synonyms, chromosome number, type specimen and critical notes are given. The identification key to species of Thymus is proposed.
Keywords: Thymus L., systematics, the Ukrainian Carpathians