Swaziland's Flora Database:
Ocimum labiatum (N.E.Br.) A.J.Paton
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Shrub
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Orthosiphon labiatus - Much branched slender-stemmed shrublet, thinly hairy throughout, unpleasantly scented. Leaf-stalks slender, c 1 cm long, blade broadly oval or almost circular, broadest just above base, with numerous shallow blunt teeth, c 3 cm long x 2 cm wide. Inflorescence slender, flower-clusters widely spaced, flowers 1-2 in axillary groups. Calyx c 4 mm long; corolla up to 2 cm long, tube protruding beyond calyx, widening to its mouth, lips spreading wide, lower lip 3 mm deep as seen in profile, magenta.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.