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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil to NE. Argentina.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay, Uruguay

Introduced into:

Bolivia

Ocimum ovatum Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2011 Schinini [30043], Paraguay K000735253
Jan 1, 2008 Schinini [30110], Argentina K000248260
Jan 1, 2008 Schinini [30043], Argentina K000248261
Jan 1, 2007 Balansa, B. [986], Paraguay K000485557 isotype
Jan 1, 2007 Hassler, E. [7643], Paraguay K000485556
May 22, 2006 Hatschbach, G. [60973], Brazil K000194468
Jan 1, 1928 Sello [s.n.], Brazil K000485558 isotype
s.coll. [12], Brazil K000485559
Jun 27, 2007 Silva [5248], Brazil Ocimum hassleri K000479316
Jan 1, 1927 Hassler, E. [4380], Paraguay Ocimum hassleri K000485555 isotype

First published in Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 13 (1832)

Accepted by

  • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

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/
© 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 2021. 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