The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Ocimum

The genus Ocimum is in the family Lamiaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Ocimum

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Ocimum × africanum Lour. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum albostellatum (Verdc.) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum americanum L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum amicorum A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum angustifolium Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum basilicum L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum bojeri Benth. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum burchellianum Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum campechianum Mill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum campestre Rojas Acosta Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum canescens A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum carnosum (Spreng.) Link & Otto ex Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum caryophyllatum Schweigg. ex Schrank Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum centraliafricanum R.E.Fr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum cinnamomeum Bojer Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum circinatum A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum citriodorum Vis. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Ocimum coddii (S.D.Williams & K.Balkwill) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum comosum Dammann Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum cufodontii (Lanza) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum dambicola A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum decumbens Gürke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum dhofarense (Sebald) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum dolomiticola A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum ellenbeckii Gürke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum ericoides (P.A.Duvign. & Plancke) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum filamentosum Forssk. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum fimbriatum Briq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 5
Ocimum fischeri Gürke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum flexuosum Blanco Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum formigense Reichardt Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum formosum Gürke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum forskolei Benth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Ocimum forsskaolii Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum fruticosum (Ryding) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum glossophyllum Briq. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum grandiflorum Lam. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Ocimum gratissimum L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum hirsutissimum (P.A.Duvign.) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum iringoense Ayob. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Ocimum irvinei J.K.Morton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum jamesii Sebald Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum kenyense Ayob. ex A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum kilimandscharicum Gürke Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum kunene Aysb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Ocimum labiatum (N.E.Br.) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum masaiense Ayob. ex A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum mearnsii (Ayob. ex Sebald) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum metallorum (P.A.Duvign.) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum minimum L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum minutiflorum (Sebald) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum mitwabense (Ayob.) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum monocotyloides (Plancke ex Ayob.) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum motjaneanum McCallum & K.Balkwill Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum natalense Ayob. ex A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum nudicaule Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum nummularia (S.Moore) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum nutans J.Koenig ex Rottb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum obovatum E.Mey. ex Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 3
Ocimum ovatum Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum pseudoserratum (M.R.Ashby) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum purpurascens L. ex B.D.Jacks. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Ocimum pyramidatum (A.J.Paton) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum reclinatum (S.D.Williams & M.Balkwill) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum rugosum Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum sanum Sims Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Ocimum serpyllifolium Forssk. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum serratum (Schltr.) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum sideritidis J.Koenig ex Rottb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum somaliense Briq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum spectabile (Gürke) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum spicatum Deflers Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum tenuiflorum L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum tenuiflorum Burm. f. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Ocimum thoningii Thonn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Ocimum transamazonicum C.Pereira Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum tubiforme (R.D.Good) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum urundense Robyns & Lebrun Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum vandenbrandei (P.A.Duvign. & Plancke ex Ayob.) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum vanderystii (De Wild.) A.W.Hill Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum verticillifolium Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum vihpyense A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Ocimum waterbergense (S.D.Williams & K.Balkwill) A.J.Paton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 327 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Ocimum. Of these 66 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 91 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Ocimum. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 327 species names for the genus Ocimum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 66 20.2%
Synonym 243 74.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 18 5.5%

All names

The status of the 418 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Ocimum recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 76 18.2%
Synonym 324 77.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 18 4.3%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 327 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Ocimum, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 65 241 0 0 306 93.6%
Medium confidence 1 1 0 0 2 0.6%
Low confidence 0 1 0 18 19 5.8%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Ocimum is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 1 0 7 0 9 2.8%
WCSP 65 242 0 11 0 318 97.2%