Genus:
Ocimum L.

Ocimum basilicum var. basilicum

This variety is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Angola, Bahamas, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Liberia, Line Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, New York, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Oman, Panamá, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Romania, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., South Australia, South European Russi, Sudan, Tanzania, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Uganda, Ukraine, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is., Xinjiang, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Ocimum basilicum var. basilicum appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2002 Bateson, G. [136], Papua New Guinea Ocimum citrodorum K000897221 No
Jan 1, 2002 Schiefenhoevel, W. [162], Papua New Guinea Ocimum citrodorum K000897239 No
Jan 1, 2002 Carr, C.E. [16214], Papua New Guinea Ocimum citrodorum K000897222 No
Jan 1, 2002 Millar, A.N. [NGF40930], Papua New Guinea Ocimum citrodorum K000897223 No
Carr, C.E. [11606], Papua New Guinea Ocimum citrodorum K000897218 No
Daniels [6926], Papua New Guinea Ocimum citrodorum K000897219 No
Brass, L.J. [1187], Papua New Guinea Ocimum citrodorum K000897220 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2715] Ocimum thyrsiflorum K001116905 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2715] Ocimum thyrsiflorum K001116906 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2715] Ocimum thyrsiflorum K001116908 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2715] Ocimum thyrsiflorum K001116907 Yes

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