Ocimum americanum / africanum [Agg]

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Ocimum americanum / africanum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Island 4, Katombora, Zambezi

Ocimum americanum / africanum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Island 4, Katombora, Zambezi

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Synonyms: Ocimum canum Sims
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Erect perennial herb or soft shrublet, up to 80 cm. Leaves opposite, linear-lanceolate, ovate-lanceolate to elliptic, variously pubescent on both surfaces, densely gland-dotted below. Margins entire or with a few small teeth. Inflorescences terminal, simple or sparingly branched. Calyx densely hairy, lower lip spreading, deeply 2-lobed. Corolla lilac, mauve or white.
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,S
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ocimum americanum / africanum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=150290, retrieved 4 June 2020

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