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Ocimum gratissimum
(Lamiaceae)

African basil, clove basil, shrubby basil, tree basil, wild basil

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Species description or overview

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

Ocimum gratissimum description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Ocimum gratissimum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

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

Ocimum gratissimum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Ocimum gratissimum--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 gratissimum information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Ocimum gratissimum, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

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


Impacts

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

Ocimum gratissimum impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Ocimum gratissimum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Ocimum gratissimum management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Ocimum gratissimum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

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

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

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


Distribution

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

Ocimum gratissimum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Ocimum gratissimum--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.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.

Ocimum gratissimum worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Ocimum gratissimum is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Full-text articles

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.


Experts

Ocimum gratissimum contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Ocimum gratissimum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Ocimum gratissimum references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Ocimum gratissimum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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