The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Ocimum × africanum Lour. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Ocimum (family Lamiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 136798) with original publication details: Fl. Cochinch. 370 1790.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Ocimum americanum var. pilosum (Willd.) A.J.Paton Synonym L WCSP
Ocimum basilicum var. anisatum Benth. Synonym L WCSP
Ocimum basilicum var. pilosum (Willd.) Benth. Synonym L WCSP
Ocimum × citriodorum Vis. Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum × graveolens A.Br. Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum × petitianum A.Rich. Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum × pilosum Willd. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-136798, and has not been changed.