EPPO Global Database

Origanum vulgare subsp. virens(ORIVI)

Code created in: 2008-08-10

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ORIVI
  • Preferred name: Origanum vulgare subsp. virens
  • Authority: (Hoffmannsegg & Link) Ietswaart


Iberian peninsula, where it is the common wild marjoram. It is not cultivated, but is harvested in the wild as a culinary herb

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Origanum virens Hoffmannsegg & Link

Common names
Name Language
origan d'Espagne French
orégano verde Spanish
manjerona-brava Portuguese
orégão Portuguese
orégão Portuguese
orégão-comum Portuguese
orégão-longal Portuguese
orégão-ordinário Portuguese
oregos Portuguese