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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
Ocimum campechianum Mill.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 1450 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Islas Caribeñas, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, subarbusto
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 1450 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb or subshrub.
Conservation
Least concern.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Abaca, Albahaca, Albahaca de gallinaza, Aruwalo, Basil, Gallinazo, Huo-ca

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Chile North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Ocimum campechianum Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 2, 2015 Pastore [3273], Mexico K000938607
Mar 1, 2015 Nee [48576], Bolivia K000938602
Jul 5, 2012 de Carvalho, A.M. [3779], Brazil K000735037
Jan 1, 2012 Vigo, J.S. et al. [S14799], Peru K000735621
Jan 1, 2011 Mori [23925], French Guiana K000735060
Jan 1, 2011 Vigo [S14799], Peru K000735143
Jan 1, 2011 Vigo [S15146], Colombia K000735144
Jan 1, 2011 Alexiades [1013], Peru K000735145
Jan 1, 2011 Hoffman [2520], Guyana K000735207
Jan 1, 2009 Balick, M.J. [2526], Belize K000248449
Jan 1, 2009 Balick, M.J. [560], Belize K000248450
Jan 1, 2009 Stevens [25880], Mexico K000248451
Jan 1, 2009 Balick, M.J. [2432] K000248465
Jan 1, 2009 Nelson, C. et al. [6062], Honduras K000248466
Jan 1, 2009 Nelson, C. et al. [6263], Honduras K000248467
Jan 1, 2009 Balick, M.J. [2112], Belize K000248473
Feb 25, 2008 Moraes [670], Brazil K000479834
Feb 25, 2008 Moraes [568], Brazil K000479837
Jan 1, 2008 Krapovickas, A. et al. [45254], Argentina K000248262
Jan 1, 2008 Araujo [1965], Bolivia K000248263
Jan 1, 2008 Marulanda [2131], Colombia K000248264
Jan 1, 2008 Roldan [1419], Colombia K000248265
Jan 1, 2008 Queiroz [9027], Brazil K000248517
Jan 24, 2007 Harley [25300], Brazil K000247926
Jan 1, 2007 Fonseca, M.L. et al. [2398], Brazil K000479654
Jan 1, 2007 Croat [92347], Ecuador K000479664
Jan 1, 2007 Nee [44292], Bolivia K000479665
Jan 1, 2007 Saar, E. et al. [20], Brazil K000479666
Dec 13, 2006 Araujo-M., A. et al. [2714], Bolivia K000247601
Oct 11, 2006 Croat [63083], Mexico K000194908
May 23, 2006 Hatschbach, G. [60941], Brazil K000194475
May 23, 2006 Kvist [523], Peru K000194500
May 10, 2006 Moya [208], Ecuador K000194436
May 10, 2006 Moya [243], Ecuador K000194437
May 10, 2006 Guerrero [442], Ecuador K000194438
Mar 29, 2006 Hinojosa [1121], Bolivia K000194342
Mar 15, 2006 Williams [1064], Brazil K000194301
Feb 8, 2006 Souza [5451], Brazil K000194207
Feb 8, 2006 Brochados [165], Brazil K000194211
Feb 7, 2006 Heringer [14366], Brazil K000194183
Feb 1, 2006 Souza [28134], Brazil K000194145
Feb 1, 2006 Bueno [6725], Brazil K000194146
Brazil Ocimum micranthum 42000.000

First published in Gard. Dict. ed. 8: n.° 5 (1768)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Harley, R.M. (2012). Checklist and key of genera and species of the Lamiaceae of the Brazilian Amazon Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 129-144.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.or

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.
  • Harley, R.M. (2012). Checklist and key of genera and species of the Lamiaceae of the Brazilian Amazon Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 129-144.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Science Photographs
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Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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