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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Mentheae — thyme.


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  • Thyme is the leaf of a low-growing shrub in the mint family called Thymus vulgaris.

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  • Description - Thyme is the leaf of a low-growing shrub in the mint family called Thymus vulgaris.


  • Thymus glands aren't for everyone, but I'm an unabashed fan of sweetbreads.

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  • It is associated with the Thymus gland which is critical to the healthy functioning of our immune systems.

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  • The leaf man trough, meant to be a nice deep round hypertufa but most of the sides fell off from being unmolded too soon, is now home to miniature conifers, Juniperus horizontalis ‘Blue Pygmy’, Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana lutea’, silver Thymus ‘Heigh-Ho Silver’ and Armeria ‘Nifty Thrifty’.

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  • Thyme Thymus vulgaris is a delicate green, perennial herb with a faint clove aftertaste.

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  • Gundelia tournefortii, Noaea mucronata, Thymus spp., and Salvia cryptantha – often in oak forest clearings; various graminoid formations; and high mountain steppes of Achillea vermicularis, Ajuga chia, Helianthemum nummularium, Malcolmia africana, and Marrubium parviflorum.

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  • Thymus and spleen damage showed up; enlarged tissues, including the pancreas and intestines; and there were cases of liver atrophy as well as significant proliferation of stomach and intestines cells that could be a sign of greater future risk of cancer.

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  • Shrublands, including maquis and the aromatic, soft-leaved and drought-tolerant vegetationof Rosmarinus, Salvia, and Thymus, persist in the semi-arid, lowland, and coastal regions of the Basin.

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  • Endemic plants, some of which are endangered, include Argania spinosa, Arbutus pavari, Cedrus atlantica, antieuphorbium, Thymus algeriensis, and Thymus broussonettii (Batanouny 1999).

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