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Ocimum basilicum
(Lamiaceae)

 
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Species description or overview

Ocimum basilicum information from PIER
Information on Ocimum basilicum as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Ocimum basilicum
Nomenclatural information about Ocimum basilicum is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Ocimum basilicum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Ocimum basilicum--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Ocimum basilicum information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Ocimum basilicum, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Ocimum basilicum
Nomenclatural information about Ocimum basilicum is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Ocimum basilicum (Lamiaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Ocimum basilicum as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Images of Ocimum basilicum (Lamiaceae) (sweet basil)
Links to high-resolution free images of Ocimum basilicum (Lamiaceae) (sweet basil) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Ocimum basilicum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Ocimum basilicum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Ocimum basilicum images from PIER
Images of Ocimum basilicum provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Ocimum basilicum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Ocimum basilicum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Ocimum basilicum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Ocimum basilicum--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Full-text articles

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

Botanical survey of Midway Atoll
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. Botanical survey of Midway Atoll. In: 1995-1999 Baseline Surveys for Alien Species in Marine and Terrestrial Habitats on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.


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