EPPO Global Database

Origanum majorana(MAJHO)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: MAJHO
  • Preferred name: Origanum majorana
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Cyprus, Turkey. Widely cultivated as a culinary herb throughout the Mediterranean region and elsewhere, but rarely naturalized. This cultivated marjoram should be distinguished from the wild O. vulgare (q.v.), also known as marjoram, which occurs throughout Europe and is not cultivated. 


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Majorana hortensis Mönch

Common names
Name Language
майорана Bulgarian
amàrac Catalan
moraduc Catalan
morduix Catalan
majoránka zahradní Czech
echter Majoran German
Gartenmajoran German
Majoran German
marjoram English
pot marjoram English
sweet marjoram English
acapuas Spanish
almaraco Spanish
almoradijo Spanish
mayorana Spanish
mejorana Spanish
mejorana bastarda Spanish
mejorana dulce Spanish
sampsuco Spanish
grand origan French
marjolaine French
marjolaine à coquille French
marjolaine cultivée French
marjolaine des jardins French
marjolaine d'Orient French
marjolaine vraie French
vrtni mažuran Croatian
majoránna Hungarian
maggiorana Italian
マヨナラ Japanese
マジヨラム Japanese
majiyoramu Japanese
mayonara Japanese
echte marjolein Dutch
marjolein Dutch
lebiodka majeranek Polish
majeranek Polish
manjerona Portuguese
майоран садовый Russian
majorán záhradný Slovak
manxuranë Albanian
rigon Albanian
mejram Swedish
mercanköşk Turkish
майоран садовий Ukrainian