Ocimum americanum: 1 definition

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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

Ocimum americanum L. is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Ocimum africanum Loureiro, Ocimum album Roxb., Ocimum americanum Hutch. & Dalziel, Ocimum brachiatum Blume, Ocimum canum Sims, Ocimum canum var. integrifolium Engl., Ocimum dichotomum Hochst. ex Benth., Ocimum dinteri Briq., Ocimum fluminense Vell., Ocimum fruticulosum Burch., Ocimum hispidulum Schumach. & Thonn., Ocimum incanescens Mart., Ocimum petitianum A. Rich., Ocimum stamineum Sims, Ocimum thymoides Baker.

References regarding Ocimum americanum L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Centuria I. Plantarum (1755)
· Amoenitates academicae (1755)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Botanical Magazine (2452)
· Flora of West Tropical Africa (1931)

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