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Common name

English: Hairy Woundwort

German: Basilikum-Ziest


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Lamiales (196)

        Family: Lamiaceae (97)(family description)

          Genus: Stachys (5)

            Epithet: ocymastrum (L.) Brig. (1)

Synonym: Stachys hirta L.

hirta => with short or fairly stiff hairs, hairy but shorter than hirsute

ocymastrum => to a certain degree resembling basil


Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Stachys ocymastrum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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