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Ocimum obovatum E. Mey. ex Benth. var. obovatum
Information on the genus : Ocimum
Basionym : Ocimum obovatum E. Mey. ex Benth.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Becium grandiflorum var. obovatum (E. Mey. ex Benth.) Sebald
 Becium obovatum (E. Mey. ex Benth.) N.E. Br. var. obovatum (1995)
 Becium obovatum (E. Mey. ex Benth.) N.E. Br. (1910)
 Ocimum obovatum E. Mey. ex Benth. (1838)
 Becium obovatum (E. Mey. ex Benth.) N.E. Br. subsp. obovatum
 Ocimum obovatum E. Mey. ex Benth. subsp. obovatum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ocimum mildbraedii Perkins (1913)
=Orthosiphon kirkii Baker (1900)
=Ocimum serpyllifolium var. glabrius Benth.
=Becium obovatum var. glabrius (Benth.) Cufod.
=Ocimum hians var. glabrius (Benth.) Cufod.
=Ocimum hians Benth.
=Becium obovatum var. hians (Benth.) N.E. Br.
=Becium affine (Hochst. ex Benth.) Chiov.
=Ocimum affine Hochst. ex Benth. (1848)
=Becium choanum var. longifolium Ayob.
=Becium choanum P.A. Duvign. & Plancke
=*Becium grandiflorum var. C auct.
=Becium grandiflorum var. stuhlmannii (Gürke) Sebald
=Ocimum stuhlmannii Gürke (1894)
=Becium modestum (Briq.) G. Taylor
=Becium obovatum var. modestum (Briq.) Ayob.
=Ocimum modestum Briq. (1894)
=Becium neumannii (Gürke) Cufod.
=Ocimum neumannii Gürke
=Ocimum hians var. macrocaulon Briq.
=Becium obovatum var. macrocaulon (Briq.) Ayob.
=Becium obovatum var. latifolium Sebald
=Becium pumilum (Gürke) Chiov. ex Lanza
=Ocimum pumilum Gürke (1906)
=Becium schweinfurthii (Briq.) N.E. Br. ex Broun & Massey
=Ocimum schweinfurthii Briq. (1894)
=Becium ternatum G. Taylor (1931)
=Ocimum descampsii Briq. (1898)
=Ocimum elskensii Robyns & Lebrun (1928)
=Ocimum heckmannianum Gürke (1900)
=Ocimum hians var. microphyllum Briq.
=Ocimum huillense Hiern (1900)
=Ocimum knyanum var. astephanum Baker
=Ocimum odontopetalum C.H. Wright (1907)
=Ocimum ringoeti De Wild. (1921)
=Ocimum striatum Hochst.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: Perennial. -Herb. - Ht 0.12 – 0.4 m. Alt: 1090 – 2055 m. Distribution: LIM, NW, G, M, S, FS, KZN, L, EC

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:264 (2012)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 336

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • MARLOTH, HERMANN WILHELM RUDOLF (1985). Flora of Southern Africa with Synoptical Tables of the Genera of Higher Plants. Capetown 28[4]: 223-227
  • Stuttgarter Beitr. Naturk., A 437: 1-63 (1989).
  • Kew Bull. 50: 223-231 (1995)
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