Genus:
Ocimum L.

Ocimum fimbriatum var. ctenodon (Gilli) A.J.Paton

This variety is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to S. Tropical Africa.

[FTEA]

Lamiaceae (Labiatae), A.J. Paton, G. Bramley, O. Ryding, R.M. Polhill, Y.B. Harvey, M. Iwarsson, F. Willis, P.B. Phillipson, K. Balkwill, C.W. Lukhoba, D.F. Otieno, & R.M. Harley. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2009

Type
Type: Tanzania, Songea District: Matengo highlands, Umgano [Ugano], Zerny 117 (W!, holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Prostrate or ascending perennial herb
Morphology Leaves
Leaves broadly ovate to round, less than 2 times as long as broad, crenate or serrate.
Ecology
Brachystegia woodland, grassland prone to burning, often on sandy soil; 1050–2200 m
Conservation
Least concern
Note
Sebald, loc. cit. (1988), reports this variety from T 3, but the specimen cited, Shabani 943 (EA), has not been seen.
Distribution
Range: Congo-Kinshasa, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi Flora districts: T3 (see note), T4 T7 T8

Native to:

Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

Ocimum fimbriatum var. ctenodon (Gilli) A.J.Paton appears in other Kew resources:

First published in R.Hiltunen & Y. Holm (eds.), Basil: 28 (1999)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Paton, A.J., Bramley, G., Ryding, O., Polhill, R., Harvey, Y., Iwarsson, M., Willis, F., Phillipson, P., Balkwill, K., Lukhoba, C., Otiend, D & Harley (2009). Lamiaceae (Labiatae) Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-430.
  • Paton, A.J., Bramley, G., Ryding, O., Polhill, R.M., Harvey, Y.B., Iwarsson, M., Otieno, D., Balkwill, K., Phillipson, P.B., Harley, R.M. & Willis, F. (2013). Flora Zambesiaca 8(8): 1-346. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Holm & Hiltunen, Ocimum: 28 (1999).

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0