African Plant Database

Basilicum polystachyon (L.) Moench
Protologue : Suppl. Meth. (Moench) 143 (1802)
Information on the genus : Basilicum
Basionym : Ocimum polystachyon L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ocimum polystachyon L.
 Moschosma polystachyum (L.) Benth.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ocimum dimidiatum Schumach. & Thonn.
=Moschosma dimidiatum (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
=Moschosma polystachyum var. dimidiatum (Schumach. & Thonn.) Briq.
=Moschosma polystachyum var. stereocladum (Briq.) Briq.
=Basilicum polystachyon var. stereocladum Briq.
=Basilicum polystachyon var. flaccidum Briq.
=Moschosma polystachyum var. flaccidum (Briq.) Briq.
=Moschosma polystachyum var. moschatum (R. Br.) Briq.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Herb - Ht 0.3 - 0.5 m. Alt: 136 - 303 m. Distribution: LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:264 (2012)
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 118122
Record n°118122
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