Saturday, July 3, 2010

Ocimum viride | Nchanwu

Scientific classification of Ocimum viride

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom : Tracheobiont
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Ocimeae
Gender: Ocimum
Species: O. gratissimum
Binomial name:Ocimum gratissimum

Botanical Name : Ocimum viride
Common Name : Nchanwu

Useful parts of the Ocimum viride(Nchanwu) plant : Leaves
Medicinal uses :This plants , Burnt leaves drives away ants (especially when there is white ants).

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