The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Ocimum americanum L. 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 136802) with original publication details: Cent. Pl. I 15 1755.

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


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Becium obovatum var. glabrior (Benth.) Cufod. Synonym L WCSP
Ocimum album Roxb. Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum americanum var. americanum Synonym L TRO
Ocimum brachiatum Blume Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum canum Sims Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum canum var. integrifolium Engl. Synonym L WCSP
Ocimum dichotomum Hochst. ex Benth. Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum dinteri Briq. Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum fluminense Vell. Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum fruticulosum Burch. Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum hispidulum Schumach. & Thonn. Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum incanescens Mart. Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum serpyllifolium var. glabrior Benth. Synonym L WCSP
Ocimum stamineum Sims Synonym H WCSP
Ocimum thymoides Baker Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-136802.

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