Ocimum obovatum Benth.
subsp. obovatum
var. galpinii (G├╝rke) A.J. Paton

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Synonyms: Becium obovatum (E. Mey. ex Benth.) N.E. Br. subsp. obovatum var. galpinii (Gürke) N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
Type location:
South Africa, Mpumalanga
Derivation of specific name: obovatum: with obovate leaves
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
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Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 179 - 180. As Becium obovatum obovatum galpinii (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 187.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 56.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 130 - 132.

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Flora of Malawi: Ocimum obovatum subsp. obovatum var. galpinii
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Ocimum obovatum subsp. obovatum var. galpinii

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ocimum obovatum subsp. obovatum var. galpinii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=150400, retrieved 23 September 2023

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