A specimen of original material stored in the Herbarium of the Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques la Ville de Geneve (G) is designated as lectotype for the name Linum carnosulum Boiss. var. empetrifolium Schott & Kotschy ex Boiss. (Linaceae). Currently, this taxon, which is endemic to the flora of Turkey, is recognized as L. empetrifolium (Schott & Kotschy ex Boiss.) P. H. Davis.