Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'O', listed by scientific/botanical (Latin) name. Click a letter of the alphabet to see a list of plants with botanic / latin names beginning with that letter. Alternatively click here to see the plants listed alphabetically by common name.


Table: Botanic names and their common name equivalent.
Botanic name Common name(s)
Ochagavia carnea Tresco rhodostachys
Ocimum basilicum Basil, Sweet basil, Common basil
Ocimum basilicum 'Mrs Burn's' Basil
Ocimum basilicum 'Siam Queen' Basil, Common sweet basil
Ocimum basilicum 'Sweet Italian' Basil
Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens 'Purple Ruffles' Basil, Purple leafed basil
Ocimum minimum 'Aristotle' Greek basil, Bush basil, Basil
Oemleria cerasiformis Oso Berry
Oenanthe crocata Hemlock water dropwort, Water hemlock, Dead man's fingers
Oenanthe javanica Japanese parsley, Mitsuba, Chinese celery
Oenanthe pimpinelloides Corky-Fruited Water Dropwort
Oenothera Evening primrose
Oenothera biennis Evening primrose
Olea africana African olive
Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata African Olive
Olea europea Olive
Olearia macrodonta Daisy bush
Olearia nummulariifolia Daisy bush
Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' Navelwort
Oncidium Orchid
Onobrychis viciifolia Sainfoin
Onoclea sensibilis Sensitive fern
Onopordum acanthium Scotch Thistle
Ophiopogon planiscapus Black Mondo, Lilyturf
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' Black turf lily, Ornamental grass
Ophrys apifera Bee orchid
Ophrys fuciflora Late spider orchid
Ophrys insectifera Fly orchid
Ophrys sphegodes Early spider orchid
Opuntia ficus-indica Barbary fig, Prickly pear
Orchidaceae 'Versailles' Orchid
Orchis anthropophorum Man orchid
Orchis laxiflora Loose flowered orchid
Orchis mascula Early purple orchid
Orchis militaris Military orchid
Orchis morio Green winged orchid
Orchis purpurea Lady orchid
Orchis simia Monkey orchid
Orchis ustulata Burnt orchid
Origanum aurreum Golden majoram
Origanum dictamnus Cretan Dittany, Dittany of Crete, Hop Marjoram
Origanum majorana Sweet marjoram
Origanum onites Pot marjoram
Origanum vulgare Oregano, Majoram, Wild marjoram
Origanum vulgare 'Daphne Ffiske' Marjoram
Origanum vulgare 'Gold Tip' Gold tipped marjoram
Origanum vulgare var. compactum Compact Marjoram
Orlaya grandiflora White laceflower
Ornithogalum angustifolium Star of Bethlehem
Ornithogalum nutans Drooping star of Bethlehem
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum Spiked star of Bethlehem
Oryza sativa Rice, Asian rice
Oryzopsis miliacea Smilo grass
Osmanthus heterophyllus False holly
Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki' False holly
Osmunda regalis Royal fern
Osteospermum Cape daisy, African daisy
Oxalis Shamrock
Oxalis versicolor Candy cane sorrel

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