Basilicum

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Basilicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Basilicum
Moench
Binomial name
Basilicum polystachyon
(L.) Moench
Synonyms[1]
  • Lumnitzera Jacq. ex Spreng. 1825 not Willd. 1803
  • Moschosma Rchb.
  • Perxo Raf.
  • Lehmannia Jacq. ex Jacq.f. 1844 not Spreng. 1817 nor Tratt. 1824
  • Ocimum polystachyon L.
  • Ocimum moschatum Salisb.
  • Lumnitzera polystachyon (L.) J.Jacq. ex Spreng.
  • Moschosma polystachyon (L.) Benth.
  • Perxo polystachyon (L.) Raf.
  • Plectranthus parviflorus R.Br. 1810 not Willd. 1806 nor Spreng. 1806 nor Gürke 1898
  • Plectranthus micranthus Spreng.
  • Ocimum dimidiatum Schumach. & Thonn.
  • Moschosma dimidiatum (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
  • Lehmannia ocymoidea Jacq. ex Steud.
  • Ocimum tashiroi Hayata

Basilicum is a genus of plants in the Lamiaceae, first described in 1802. It contains only one known species, Basilicum polystachyon, native to Africa, Madagascar, southern Asia (Saudi Arabia, India, China, Indochina, Borneo, Philippines, etc.), New Guinea, Australia, and various islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

References[edit]

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