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)
Ochagavia carnea Tresco rhodostachys
Ocimum basilicum Basil
Ocimum basilicum Basil
Ocimum basilicum Basil, Common sweet basil
Ocimum basilicum Basil, Purple leafed basil
Ocimum basilicum Basil, Sweet basil, Common basil
Ocimum minimum Greek basil, Bush basil, basil
Oenanthe javanica Japanese parsley, mitsuba, Chinese celery
Oenothera Evening primrose
Oenothera biennis Evening primrose
Olea africana African olive
Olearia macrodonta Daisy bush
Olearia nummulariifolia Daisy bush
Omphalodes cappadocica Navelwort
Oncidium Orchid
Onobrychis viciifolia Sainfoin
Onoclea sensibilis Sensitive fern
Ophiopogon planiscapus Black turf lily, Ornamental grass
Ophrys apifera Bee orchid
Ophrys fuciflora Late spider orchid
Ophrys insectifera Fly orchid
Ophrys sphegodes Early spider orchid
Orchidaceae 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 majorana Sweet marjoram
Origanum onites Pot marjoram
Origanum vulgare Compact Marjoram
Origanum vulgare Gold tipped marjoram
Origanum vulgare Marjoram
Origanum vulgare Oregano, Majoram, Wild marjoram
Orlaya grandiflora White laceflower
Ornithogalum angustifolium Star of Bethlehem
Ornithogalum nutans Drooping Star of Bethlehem
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum Spiked Star of Bethlehem
Oryzopsis miliacea Smilo grass
Osmanthus heterophyllus False holly
Osmunda regalis Royal fern
Osteospermum Cape Daisy, African Daisy

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