African Plant Database

Ocimum basilicum L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 597 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Ocimum
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ocimum basilicum L. var. basilicum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ocimum simile N.E. Br. (1901)
=Ocimum basilicum var. album Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. densiflorum Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. majus Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. difforme Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. crispum (Thunb.) E. G. Camus
=Ocimum basilicum var. glabratum Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens Benth.
=Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflorum (L.) Benth.
=Ocimum thyrsiflorum L. (1767)
=Ocimum chevalieri Briq. (1914)
=Ocimum lanceolatum Schumach. & Thonn.
Taxon infra-specific
Ocimum basilicum L. var. basilicum

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Durand, E. & Baratte (1910). Florae Libycae Prodromus ou catalogue raisonné des plantes de Tripolitaine.
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1985). Flora of Libya. 128: 84
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°174891 modified 2007-04-19
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