Origanum

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Origanum
Origanum-vulgare.JPG
Origanum vulgare
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Faimily: Lamiaceae
Tribe: Mentheae
Genus: Origanum
L.[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Amaracus Gled.
  • Majorana Mill.
  • ×Origanomajorana Domin
  • Dictamnus Mill. 1754 not L. 1753 nor Zinn 1757
  • Dictamnus Zinn 1757 not L. 1753 nor Mill. 1754
  • Marum Mill.
  • Hofmannia Heist. ex Fabr.
  • Beltokon Raf.
  • Onites Raf.
  • Oroga Raf.
  • Zatarendia Raf.
  • Schizocalyx Scheele rejected name
  • ×Majoranamaracus Rech.f.

Origanum is a genus o aboot 20 species o yerbaceous perennials an subshrubs in the faimily Lamiaceae, native tae the Mediterranean an sooth eastren Asie, whaur thay are foond in open or muntainous habitats.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Genus: Origanum L". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2004-09-10. Retrieved 2012-01-05. 
  2. Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families