Genus: Ocimum

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Last Modified 02/07/2012

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Ocimum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 597. 1753.

List of Ocimum Species

General Discussion

Ocimum basilicum L. has been reported escaping from cultivation from unspecified localities in Fairfield Co., CT, but no specimens have been seen.

References to Ocimum

  • Carovic-Stanko, K. 2011. Molecular and chemical characterization of the most widespread Ocimum species. Pl. Syst. Evol. 294: 253-262.