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Ocimum basilicum

Ocimum basilicum

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

Basil.

Botanical name:

Classic texts: John Hill 1812.

Ocimum.

Botanical name:

Classic texts: Scudder's Materia Medica, 1898: Stimulants.

Basilika.

Gamla texter: Kryddor och kryddodling, 1919.

2.1 Basil

Culinary herbfaq: single herbs.

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.

Photo: Ocimum basilicum 7.

Taxonomy extra:
'Genoveser'. Flowering tops. Helsinki bot.g., (Kump.), Finland. Planted. 2006-09-09.

Growing basil.

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

Growing basil indoors.

Blog categories:
Botanical name:
Henriette's herbal blog: It's easy to grow basil indoors.

Photo: Ocimum basilicum 6.

Taxonomy extra:
Fresh horapha leaf (= thai basil). Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Storebought. 2004-11-27.

Photo: Ocimum basilicum 5.

Taxonomy extra:
A bundle of fresh horapha leaf (= thai basil). Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Storebought. 2004-11-27.

Photo: Ocimum basilicum 4.

Taxonomy extra:
'Purple Ruffles'. Flowering plant. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2001-07-19.

Photo: Ocimum basilicum 3.

Taxonomy extra:
Thai basil, flowering tops. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 1999-07-17.

Photo: Ocimum basilicum 2.

Taxonomy extra:
Thai basil, flowering plant. You know you shouldn't let your basil flower? Ahem. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 1999-07-17.


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