Photo: Ocimum basilicum 8.

Photo: Ocimum basilicum 8.

Cultivars, top row: 'Purple Ruffles', 'Spicy Globe', 'Genovese', 'Mammoth', Greek, Thai, holy basil. Bottom row: 'Red Rubin', red, cinnamon, lime, lemon, Thai, Lemon and vanilla. Some of these are tenuiflorum, minimum and americanum. Helsinki, Finland. Picked. 2006-09-18.


Ocimum basilicum L.
Engl.: sweet basil, basil.
Deu.: Basilikum, Basilienkraut, Königskraut, Suppenbasil.
Suom.: basilika, maustebasilika.
Sven.: basilika.
Fran.: basilic.
Span.: albahaca