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Taxon: Ocimum kilimandscharicum Baker ex Gürke

 
Genus: Ocimum
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Ocimeae
Subtribe: Ociminae
Nomen number: 25484
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler, Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas C:349. 1895
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Sep-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • camphor basil  (Source: Econ Bot) - English
  • Kampferbasilikum  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • basilicão-canforado  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: essential oils; essential oils

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda


References:

  1. Lowman, M. S. & J. W. Kelly 1945. Camphor from camphor basil (Ocimum kilimandscharicum Guerke) J. Amer. Pharm. Assoc., Sci. Ed. 34:153-162.
  2. Paton, A. 1992. A synopsis of Ocimum L. (Labiatae) in Africa Kew Bull. 47:422.
  3. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  4. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  5. Ryding, O. 1994. Notes on the sweet basil and its wild relatives (Lamiaceae) Econ. Bot. 48:66.

Check other web resources for Ocimum kilimandscharicum Baker ex Gürke :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25484. Accessed 11 December 2018.