African Plant Database

Ocimum simile N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5: 234 (1901) [1912]; Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5: I. 234 (1910) 
Information on the genus : Ocimum
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ocimum basilicum L.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ocimum basilicum L. var. basilicum
=Ocimum basilicum L. (1753)
=Ocimum basilicum var. album Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. densiflorum Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. majus Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. difforme Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. crispum (Thunb.) E.G. Camus
=Ocimum basilicum var. glabratum Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflorum (L.) Benth.
=Ocimum thyrsiflorum L. (1767)
=Ocimum chevalieri Briq. (1914)
=Ocimum lanceolatum Schumach. & Thonn.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 88 (1985).
  • MARLOTH, HERMANN WILHELM RUDOLF (1985). Flora of Southern Africa with Synoptical Tables of the Genera of Higher Plants. Capetown 28[4]: 219-222
  • Kew Bull. 47: 403-405 (1992)
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