Linum usitatissimum

Ulike sorter av arten har blitt foredlet frem til fremstilling av olje (oljelin) og til fibre (spinnelin) til bruk i tau, stry og tekstiler. Linfrø er også kjent som et . It is a food and fiber crop cultivated in cooler regions of the world. Fiberlin har vanligvis lengre stengler som er uten greiner, den har mindre frø, og fiberkvaliteten i stengelen er vesentlig bedre enn . It is hardy to zone (UK) and is not frost tender.

It is in flower from Jun to July, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September.

Linum usitatissimum is a ANNUAL growing to 0. Though flax has lost some of its value as a commercial fibre crop owing to the availability of synthetic fibres, . In every way a useful plant. The plant is self-fertile. Not only is it the provider of linseed oil, and of the fibre used for the making of linen, but it is also a beautiful and very easily grown annual, producing its brilliant, sky- blue flowers in great profusion during the summer.

Stems simple, cylindric, erect, woody at base, apically corymbosely branched. It is an ancient crop that is widely cultivated as a source of fiber, oil and medicinally relevant compounds. Crushed seeds make a good poultice, either alone or . It is grown for both its fiber and its seeds.

Impact of dietary flaxseed ( linum usitatissimum ) supplementation on biochemical profile in healthy rats. Tomaz Pacheco J(1), Beltrame Daleprame J, Teles Boaventura G. Author information: (1)Experimental Nutrition Laboratory, College of . Sonnenblumenfeld Neulussheim12. Junger Leinsam – Flachs – Young Flax plants. Click on a photo to see it bigger.

Native Status: CAN W LI. Other Common Names: flax. Anti-inflammatory in skin care preparations. It was formerly an important crop, and many of the collections from New England date from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries . Rike, Planteriket (Plantae).

Uekte gruppe, Karplanter (Tracheophytes). Overrekke , Frøplanter (Spermatophyte). Rekke, Dekkfrøete blomsterplanter (Magnoliophyta ). Underklasse, Tofrøblader (Magnoliidae). Familie, Linfamilien (Linaceae).

Slekt, Linslekta (Linum). Linum perenne differs by its perennial life cycle, multiple stems, toothless and hairless sepals, and leaves that are single-veined or three-veined only near the base.

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