Ocimum americanum

Ocimum americanum

Ocimum americanum L.
Engl.: hoary basil, American basil.
Deu.: Wildes Basilikum.
Suom.: kamferibasilika.
Sven.: kamferbasilika.
Bot. syn.: Ocimum album Roxb., Ocimum canum Sims., Ocimum fruticulosum Burch., Ocimum stamineum Sims.

Photo: Ocimum americanum 1.

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Photo: Ocimum americanum 1.

'Sims'. Plants, almost flowered out. Marburg bot.g., Germany. Planted. 2006-10-02.

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'Sims'. Flowerstalk. Marburg bot.g., Germany. Planted. 2006-10-02.

Photo: Ocimum basilicum 8.

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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 O. sanctum, tenuifolium, minimum and americanum. Helsinki, Finland. Picked. 2006-09-18.

Growing basil.

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Henriette's herbal blog: I'm growing about 14 different basils this year.