Ocimum africanum Lour.

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Synonyms: Ocimum americanum L. var. pilosum (Willd.) A.J. Paton
Ocimum pilosum Willd.
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Derivation of specific name: africanum: African
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,Lp,Lk,W
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 54. as Ocimum americanum var. pilosum (Includes a picture).

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 114 - 116. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ocimum africanum
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ocimum africanum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=150310, retrieved 25 April 2024

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