Origanum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 590 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Macaronesia, Europe, Medit. to Central China.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Juan Fernández Is., Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, New Zealand South, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Venezuela, Vermont, Virginia, Washington

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets

  • Amaracus Hill, Brit. Herb.: 381 (1756).
  • Beltokon Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 86 (1837).
  • Dictamnus Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4 (1754), nom. illeg.
  • Dictamnus Zinn, Cat. Pl. Gott.: 316 (1757), (1756), nom. illeg.
  • Harley RM, Atkins S, Budantsev AL, Cantino PD, Conn BJ, Grayer R, Harley MM, de Kok RPJ, Krestovskaja T, Morales R, Paton AJ, Ryding O, and Upson T. 2004. Labiatae, in The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants (K. Kubitzki, ed. in chief) VI: 167-275. Sp
  • Hofmannia Heist. ex Fabr., Enum.: 61 (1759).
  • Ietswaart, Leiden Bot. Ser. 4: 1-153 (1980), rev.
  • Majorana Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4 (1754).
  • Marum Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4 (1754).
  • Onites Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 86 (1837).
  • Origanum L., Sp. Pl. 2: 588 (1753)
  • Oroga Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 86 (1837).
  • Schizocalyx Scheele, Flora 26: 575 (1843).
  • Zatarendia Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 86 (1837).
  • × Majoranamaracus Rech.f., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 45: 95 (1938).
  • × Origanomajorana Domin, Preslia 13-15: 197 (1935).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Davis, P.H. Greece K:SPC-02766.000 No
Cattaneo [1771] Greece K001589376 Holotype No
Heldreich, T.H.H. [s.n.] Greece K000193677 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1565] K001113461 Unknown Type Material Yes
Young, M. [230/S] Greece K:SPC-33664.000 No
Heldreich, T.H.H. [783] Greece K000193676 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1565] Nepal K001113460 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets

    • Nina Davies, Gemma Bramley and Don Kirkup, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0