Ocimum basilicum var. basilicum

This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia. It is an annual or subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., 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., Great Britain, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, Inner Mongolia, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Liberia, Line Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, 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, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is., Xinjiang, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2715] Ocimum thyrsiflorum K001116907 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2715] Ocimum thyrsiflorum K001116908 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2715] Ocimum thyrsiflorum K001116906 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2715] Ocimum thyrsiflorum K001116905 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

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