Taxon profile


Sweet Basil
Ocimum basilicum L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Lamiales »  family Lamiaceae - mint family »  genus Ocimum - basil

Scientific synonyms

Ocimum album L.
Ocimum anisatum Benth.
Ocimum barrelieri Roth
Ocimum basilicum var. album (L.) Benth.
Ocimum basilicum var. densiflorum Benth.
Ocimum basilicum var. glabratum Benth.
Ocimum basilicum var. majus Benth.
Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens Benth.
Ocimum bullatum Lam.
Ocimum caryophyllatum Roxb.

Other names

= Basilie
= Common Basil



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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Sybra alternans (Wiedemann, 1823)

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Ocimum basilicum L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Ocimum basilicum L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Ocimum basilicum L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Ocimum basilicum L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Ocimum basilicum L.]

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