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Origanum vulgare
(oregano)

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Origanum vulgare (oregano)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Origanum vulgare
  • Preferred Common Name
  • oregano
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Origanum vulgare (oregano); (A) habit; (B) flowering branch; (C) bract and calyx; (D) corolla, stamens and pistil; (E) nutlet. Not necessarily to scale.
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CaptionOriganum vulgare (oregano); (A) habit; (B) flowering branch; (C) bract and calyx; (D) corolla, stamens and pistil; (E) nutlet. Not necessarily to scale.
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Origanum vulgare (oregano); (A) habit; (B) flowering branch; (C) bract and calyx; (D) corolla, stamens and pistil; (E) nutlet. Not necessarily to scale.
Plant partsOriganum vulgare (oregano); (A) habit; (B) flowering branch; (C) bract and calyx; (D) corolla, stamens and pistil; (E) nutlet. Not necessarily to scale. ©PROSEA Foundation

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Origanum vulgare L.

Preferred Common Name

  • oregano

Other Scientific Names

  • Origanum gracile Koch (1848)
  • Origanum hirtum Link (1822)
  • Origanum viride (Boissier) Halacsy (1902)

International Common Names

  • English: European oregano; Mediterranean oregano; wild marjoram
  • Spanish: oregano comun
  • French: origan
  • Portuguese: ouregão

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Dost, Gemeiner; Majoran, Wilder
  • Italy: acciughero; maggiorana selvatica; origano
  • Netherlands: wilde marjolein
  • Philippines: suganda; torongil de Limon
  • Sweden: kungsmynta; lundmejram

EPPO code

  • ORIVU (Origanum vulgare)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Lamiales
  •                         Family: Lamiaceae
  •                             Genus: Origanum
  •                                 Species: Origanum vulgare