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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Ocimum
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Ocimum
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Ocimum L.
Recognized by USDA Plants data

Alternative Names

Becium grandiflorum var. mearnsii Ayob.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Becium hirtii Plancke
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Becium monocotyloides Plancke
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Becium vandenbrandei P. A. Duvign. & Plancke
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Geniosporum congoense Gürke
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum abyssinicum Hort.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum album L.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum americanum Jacq.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum americanum L.)
Ocimum anisatum Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum anosurum Fenzl
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum arborescens Bojer ex Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum atropurpureum Ten.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum atropurpureum Ten. ex Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum atrovirens Bartl.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum balansae Briq.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum balansae Briq. ex Micheli
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum barrelieri Röth
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum basilicum Schumach. & Thonn.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum basilicum L.)
Ocimum bojeri Benth.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum brachiatum Blume
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum bullatum Lam.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum caillei A. Chev.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum calycosum Hochst.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum campechianum Chapm.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum campechianum Mill.)
Ocimum campestre Rojas
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum canum Sims
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum carnosum Link & Otto
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum carnosum Link & Otto ex Benth.)
Ocimum caryophyllatum Roxb.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum caryophyllatum Schweig.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum caryophyllatum Schweig. ex Schrank
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum cephalotes Buch.-Ham.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum cephalotes Buch.-Ham. ex Wall
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum chandra Buch.-Ham.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum chandra Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum chevalieri Briq.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum chinense
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum chinense
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum ciliare B. Heyne
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum ciliare B. Heyne ex Hook. fil.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum ciliatum Hornem.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum cinnamomeum Bojer
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum citriodorum Vig.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum citronatum Buch.-Ham.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum citronatum Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum cochleatum Desf.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum comigerum Hochst.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum comosum Hort. Dammann
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum cordifolium Bojer
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum cordifolium Herb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum cristatum Buch.-Ham. & K. D. Koenig
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum dalabaense A. Chev.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum dentatum Moench
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum dichotomum Hochst.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum dichotomum Hochst. ex Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum dinteri Briq.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum ebracteatum Pohl
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum ebracteatum Pohl ex J. A. Schmidt
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum erlangeri Gürke
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum erlangeri Gürke ex Engl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum febrifugum Lindl.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum fimbriatum
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum fimbriatum Briq.)
Ocimum fimbriatum
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum flexuosum Blanco
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum fluminense Vell.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum formigense Reichardt
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum forskolei Forssk.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum forskolei Benth.)
Ocimum frutescens Mill.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum fruticosum Ryding
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum fruticosum (Ryding) A.J.Paton)
Ocimum fruticulosum Burch.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum glossophyllum Briq.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum gratissimum Schumach. & Thonn.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum gratissimum L.)
Ocimum gratissimum Seem.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum gratissimum L.)
Ocimum graveolens Larrañaga
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum heptodon P. Beauv.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum herbaceum Roxb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum hirsutum Wall.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum hirtum Banks
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum hirtum Banks ex Benth.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum hispidulum Schumach. & Thonn.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum hispidum Lam.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum holosericeum J. F. Gmel.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum incanescens Mart.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum integerrimum Willd.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum iringoense Ayob.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum kenyense Ayob.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum kunene Aysb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum lacerum
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.)
Ocimum lanceolatum Schumach. & Thonn.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum laxum Vahl
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum laxum Vahl ex Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum longiflorum Buch.-Ham.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum longiflorum Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum longistylum Hochst.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum majus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum majus
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum majus Garsault
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum masaiense Ayob.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum medium Mill.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum menthaefolium Hochst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum menthifolium Hochst.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum mexicanum
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum mexicanum
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum micranthum Willd.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum minus Garsault
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum miria Buch.-Ham.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum monadelphum R. Br.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum montanum Hook.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum montevideanum Larrañaga
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum natalense Ayob.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum nelsonii Zipp.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum nelsonii Zipp. ex Span.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum neurophyllum Briq.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum nigrum Thouars
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum nigrum Thouars ex Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum nutans Koen.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum nutans Koen. ex Rottb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum obovatum Briq.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum obovatum E.Mey. ex Benth.)
Ocimum odorum Salisb.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum paniculatum Bojer
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum peltatum
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum peltatum
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum petiolare Lam.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum procurrens Epling
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum pubescens Mill.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum pubescens Mill. ex Benth.
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification and GBIF classification
Ocimum pubescens Mill. ex Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum punctatum Blume
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum punctatum Blume ex Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum purpurascens L.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum purpurascens L. ex B. D. Jacks.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum robustum B. Heyne ex Hook. fil.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum rugosum Thunb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum saccharoides Willd.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum saccharoides Willd. ex Wall.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum sanum Sims
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum scabrum Wight
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum scabrum Wight ex Hook. fil.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum scutellarioides Willd.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum selloi Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum sellowii Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum sericeum Medik.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum sideritidis Koen.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum sideritidis Koen. ex Rottb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum simile N. E. Br.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum stamineum Sims
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum suave Willd.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum subserratum B. Heyne
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum suffruticosum Benth.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ocimum superbum Buscal. & Muschl.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum tenuiflorum Burm. fil.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum tenuiflorum L.)
Ocimum tenuiflorum Heyne
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum tenuiflorum Heyne ex Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum tenuiflorum L.)
Ocimum thymoides Baker
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum thyrsiflorum L.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum transamazonicum E. Pereira
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum transamazonicum C.Pereira)
Ocimum trichodon Baker ex Gürke
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum tweedianum Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum urticifolium Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum vaalae Forssk.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum vanderystii De Wild.
Doubtful according to {resource_name} (Possible variant of Ocimum vanderystii (De Wild.) A.W.Hill)
Ocimum verticillatum B. Heyne
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Ocimum villosum Weinm.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum viride Willd.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum viridiflorum Röth
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ocimum zeylanicum Medik.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Orthosiphon adscendens Benth.
Homotypic synonym according to GBIF classification
Erythrochlamys Gürke
Not accepted according to {resource_name} (synonym)
Ocimum L.
Authority according to NCBI

Common Names

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Curated hierarchies for Ocimum

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida
Chloroplastida
Streptophyta
Embryophytes
Tracheophyta
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Eudicots
Superasterids
Asterids
Lamiales
Lamiaceae
Ocimum (this page)
137 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida Adl et al. 2005
Chloroplastida
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Superasterids
Asterids
Lamiales
Lamiaceae
Ocimum (this page)
144 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

GBIF classification

Plantae
Tracheophyta
Magnoliopsida
Lamiales
Lamiaceae
Ocimum (this page)
501 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

GBIF classification

Plantae
Tracheophyta
Magnoliopsida
Lamiales
Lamiaceae
Ocimum
Ocimum L. (this page)

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy

Plantae
Viridiplantae
Streptophyta
Embryophyta
Tracheophyta
Spermatophytina
Magnoliopsida
Asteranae
Lamiales
Lamiaceae