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Taxon: Origanum syriacum L.

 
Genus: Origanum
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Mentheae
Subtribe: Menthinae
Nomen number: 448310
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:590. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 29-Mar-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (an ingredient in zatar or manaeesh fide http://www.mountainvalleygrowers.com/orimaru.htm,; as Origanum maru); flavoring (an ingredient in zatar or manaeesh fide http://www.mountainvalleygrowers.com/orimaru.htm,; as Origanum maru)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey (s.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  4. Ietswaart, J. H. 1980. A taxonomic revision of the genus Origanum (Labiatae) Leiden Bot. Ser. 4:87-89.
  5. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  6. Mountain Valley Growers 2010. Origanum Maru
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Small, E. Culinary herbs. (Culinary Herbs)
  9. Vermeulen, N. Encyclopaedia of Herbs. (Ency Herbs)
  10. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Origanum syriacum L. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?448310. Accessed 12 December 2018.