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)
Ocimum basilicum Basil
Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens Basil, Purple leafed basil
Ocimum minimum Greek basil, Bush basil, basil
Ocimym basilicum Basil, Common sweet basil
Oenanthe javanica Japanese parsley, mitsuba, Chinese celery
Oenothera 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
Orchidaceae Orchid
Origanum vulgare Oregano, Majoram, Wild marjoram
Osmanthus heterophyllus False holly
Osmunda regalis Royal fern

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