Origanum vulgare 'Herrenhausen'

Stems red, with short reflexed hairs. Leaves 4.5 cm long, ovate, ciliate. Spikes loose. Bracts 3-4 mm long, ovate, purple; corolla tube 5 mm long, lower lip 3-lobed, 3 mm long; upper lip shortly 2-lobed. Stamens just included in corolla tube, filaments to 5 mm long.

Close to O. laevigatum but lips of corolla more like O. vulgare.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Lamiaceae
genus        Origanum L.
species         Origanum vulgare L.