Ocimum obovatum Benth.
subsp. crystallinum (A.J. Paton) A.J. Paton

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Common names:
Frequency: Local and uncommon
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Altitude range: 1980 - 2200 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Malawi
Malawi distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 187.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 130 - 133.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ocimum obovatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ocimum obovatum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ocimum obovatum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ocimum obovatum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ocimum obovatum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ocimum obovatum
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JSTOR Plant Science: Ocimum obovatum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ocimum obovatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ocimum obovatum
Plants of the World Online: Ocimum obovatum
Tropicos: Ocimum obovatum
Wikipedia: Ocimum obovatum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Ocimum obovatum subsp. crystallinum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=225000, retrieved 15 August 2022

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