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Specimen: K000347100
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Family: Lamiaceae Type Status: holotype
Current Name: Ocimum canescens A.J.Paton Phenology:
Collector: Newbould, J.B. Plant Parts: Leaves, Stem(s), Flowers/inflorescence, Root
Collector no: 6425 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 22/12/1962 Project: African Types
Country: Tanzania Habitat: On calcareous tuff out-crop, ridge in open short-grass plains. (Andropogon, Euchloa).
Location: Mpitin, south Serengeti. Plant Description: Sub shrub to 1½ft. tall. Massive woody rootstock. Lvs. grey, pungent. Fls. pale lilac.
Lat and Long: 1 14 S , 34 0 E General Comments: Resistant to burning. Becium sp. = Greenway 10,921. Masai name: Enjanipus. Ex Herb. Ngorongoro Pasture Research Scheme.
Data Source: Literature
Altitude: 1829.0 m
Related Specimens:
Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Ocimum canescens A.J.Paton       
Becium capitatum Agnew  Sebald, O.  1988  Rev.
Becium virgatum A.J.Paton      ✔
Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K000347100
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