Ocimum dambicola A.J.Paton

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Synonyms: Ocimum punctatum Baker
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Status: Native
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Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland and grassland subjected to frequent fires. often in wet places.
Altitude range: 1500 - 2200 m
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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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. as Ocimum punctatum

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 127 - 130. (Includes a picture).

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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 dambicola.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=212340, retrieved 2 October 2023

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