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.

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Table: Botanic names and their common name equivalent.
Botanic name Common name(s)
Olea africana African olive
Ocimum basilicum Basil
Ocimum basilicum Basil, Sweet basil, Common basil
Ophrys apifera Bee orchid
Ophiopogon planiscapus Black turf lily, Ornamental grass
Orchis ustulata Burnt orchid
Osteospermum Cape Daisy, African Daisy
Origanum vulgare Compact Marjoram
Olearia macrodonta Daisy bush
Olearia nummulariifolia Daisy bush
Ornithogalum nutans Drooping Star of Bethlehem
Orchis mascula Early purple orchid
Ophrys sphegodes Early spider orchid
Oenothera Evening primrose
Oenothera biennis Evening primrose
Osmanthus heterophyllus False holly
Ophrys insectifera Fly orchid
Origanum vulgare Gold tipped marjoram
Origanum aurreum Golden majoram
Ocimum minimum Greek basil, Bush basil, basil
Orchis morio Green winged orchid
Oenanthe javanica Japanese parsley, mitsuba, Chinese celery
Orchis purpurea Lady orchid
Ophrys fuciflora Late spider orchid
Orchis laxiflora Loose flowered orchid
Orchis anthropophorum Man orchid
Origanum vulgare Marjoram
Orchis militaris Military orchid
Orchis simia Monkey orchid
Omphalodes cappadocica Navelwort
Oncidium Orchid
Orchidaceae Orchid
Origanum vulgare Oregano, Majoram, Wild marjoram
Origanum onites Pot marjoram
Osmunda regalis Royal fern
Onobrychis viciifolia Sainfoin
Onoclea sensibilis Sensitive fern
Oryzopsis miliacea Smilo grass
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum Spiked Star of Bethlehem
Ornithogalum angustifolium Star of Bethlehem
Origanum majorana Sweet marjoram
Ochagavia carnea Tresco rhodostachys
Orlaya grandiflora White laceflower

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