Ocimum carnosum (Spreng.) Link & Otto ex Benth.

First published in Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 11 (1832)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico, N. Venezuela, S. Bolivia to Brazil and N. Argentina. It is an annual or subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • 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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Rodrigues de Moraes, P.L., De Smedt, S. & Hjertson, M. (2014). Notes on the Brazilian plants collected by Georg Wilhelm Freyreiss and published by Carl Peter Thunberg in Plantarum Brasiliensium. Harvard Papers in Botany 19: 123-132. [Cited as Ocimum flexuosum.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2013 Chagala [402], Mexico K000938206 No
Sep 30, 2009 Amith [1099], Mexico K000248750 No
Jan 1, 2011 Zanin [s.n.], Brazil Ocimum selloi K000735168 Yes
Jun 19, 2007 Manzatto [1713], Brazil Ocimum selloi K000479265 Yes
Jan 24, 2007 Zardini, E.M. [23407], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000247860 No
Jan 24, 2007 Zardini, E.M. [23601], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000247859 No
Jan 24, 2007 Zardini, E.M. [24266], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000247858 No
Jan 24, 2007 Zardini, E.M. [2963], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000247925 No
Jan 1, 2007 Nee [44790], Bolivia Ocimum selloi K000479663 No
Dec 13, 2006 Huaylla, H. et al. [1806], Bolivia Ocimum selloi K000247599 No
Dec 13, 2006 Serrano, M. [5152], Bolivia Ocimum selloi K000247600 No
May 23, 2006 Folli [3230], Brazil Ocimum selloi K000194504 Yes
Mar 15, 2006 Zardini, E.M. [33989], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000194294 No
Mar 15, 2006 Zardini, E.M. [34289], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000194295 No
Mar 15, 2006 Zardini, E.M. [34296], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000194296 No
Mar 15, 2006 Zardini, E.M. [34652], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000194297 No
Mar 14, 2006 Zardini, E.M. [33823], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000194291 No
Feb 1, 2006 Barbosa [13310], Brazil Ocimum selloi K000194137 Yes
Feb 1, 2006 Peccinim [3016], Brazil Ocimum selloi K000194138 Yes
Feb 1, 2006 Fugiwara [8071], Brazil Ocimum selloi K000194139 Yes
Feb 1, 2006 Prinzio [6817], Brazil Ocimum selloi K000194149 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Harley [26031], Brazil Ocimum selloi K000247927 No
Jan 1, 1993 Zardini, E.M. [29462], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000247931 No
Jan 1, 1993 Zardini, E.M. [29354], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000247932 No
Jan 1, 1992 Zardini, E.M. [32541], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000247928 No
Jan 1, 1992 Zardini, E.M. [32631], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000247929 No
Jan 1, 1992 Zardini, E.M. [31172], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000247930 No
Jan 1, 1928 Regnell, A. [324], Minas Gerais Ocimum selloi K000485564 Yes
Jan 1, 1927 Sello [s.n.], Brazil Ocimum selloi K000485565 Unknown type material Yes
Tweedie [s.n.], Uruguay Ocimum selloi K000485552 Unknown type material Yes
King, P. [s.n.], Uruguay Ocimum selloi K000485554 Yes
Tweedie [[503]], Uruguay Ocimum selloi K000485553 Yes
Hassler, E. [7039], Paraguay Ocimum selloi K000485566 isotype Yes
Sello [s.n.], Brazil Ocimum selloi K000485567 isotype Yes
Brazil Ocimum selloi K000485568 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images