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Taxon: Majorana syriaca (L.) Kostel.

Synonym of Origanum syriacum L.

Genus: Majorana
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Mentheae
Subtribe: Menthinae
Nomen number: 448311
Place of publication: Allg. med.-pharm. Fl. 3:768. 1834 (Rafinesque, Autik. bot. 119. 1840)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Mar-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Ietswaart, J. H. 1980. A taxonomic revision of the genus Origanum (Labiatae). Leiden Bot. Ser. 4:87.
  2. Meikle, R. D. 1977-1985. Flora of Cyprus. Note: lists as Majorana syriaca (L.) Raf.
  3. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina. Note: lists as Majorana syriaca (L.) Raf.

Check other web resources for Majorana syriaca (L.) Kostel. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=448311. Accessed 16 February 2020.