Ocimum tenuiflorum

Ocimum tenuiflorum

Ocimum tenuiflorum L.
Engl.: holy basil, sacred basil, tulsi basil.
Deu.: Tulsi.
Suom.: pyhäbasilika.
Sven.: helig basilika.
Bot. syn.: Ocimum sanctum L.

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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.

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Flowerstalks. Oulu bot.g., Finland. Planted. 2005-08-30.