Written by Joy
Oct 30 2020
Oregano is a perennial semi-shrub or herbaceous plant in the Lamiaceae family. Rhizome is often oblique and woody. The stem of Oregano can reach 60 cm in height, quadrangular in shape, and often without leaves near the base. The underside of the leaf is nearly round. The leaves are oval or oblong-ovate, apex obtuse or slightly obtuse, bright green on the top, often with purple halo, and light green on the bottom. The bracts of oregano are mostly sessile, and the inflorescences are corymb-like panicles with many dense flowers. , Composed of spikelets. Bracts are sharp, green or with purple halo, calyx is bell-shaped, corolla purplish red, reddish to white, tubular-bell-shaped, bisexual corolla, crown eaves clearly two-lipped, filamentous, flat, glabrous, anther oval. Style of such a plant is slightly beyond stamens, and its lobes are subulate. Small nuts are usually ovoid. Oregano generally blooms from July to September and bears fruit from October to December.