New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Ocimum

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/07/2012

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Nomenclature

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

List of Ocimum Species

References to Ocimum

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

General Discussion

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