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Related to Linum: Linum usitatissimum
(Plants) any plant of the annual or perennial genus Linum, of temperate regions, esp L. grandiflorum, from N Africa, cultivated for its showy red or blue flowers: family Linaceae. See also flax
[Latin, from Greek linon flax]
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|Noun||1.||Linum - a herbaceous plant genus of the family Linaceae with small sessile leaves|
plant genus - a genus of plants
flax - plant of the genus Linum that is cultivated for its seeds and for the fibers of its stem