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Taxon: Origanum onites L.

 
Genus: Origanum
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Mentheae
Subtribe: Menthinae
Nomen number: 405610
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:590. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 01-Aug-1996 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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Leiden BS 4:25. 1980); flavoring (fide Leiden BS 4:25. 1980)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece (incl. Crete), Italy [Sicily]


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. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  6. Herb Society of America Oregano and Marjoram: an Herb Society of America guide to the genus Origanum. 2005 (Oregano & Marjoram) 25.
  7. Ietswaart, J. H. 1980. A taxonomic revision of the genus Origanum (Labiatae) Leiden Bot. Ser. 4:85.
  8. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Origanum onites 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=405610. Accessed 22 January 2019.