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Ocimum basilicum L.

Synonyms

Ocimum album, Ocimum anisatum, Ocimum barrelieri, Ocimum bullatum, Ocimum caryophyllatum, Ocimum chevalieri, Ocimum ciliare, Ocimum ciliatum, Ocimum citrodorum, Ocimum cochleatum, Ocimum dentatum, Ocimum hispidum, Ocimum integerrimum, Ocimum lanceolatum, Ocimum laxum, Ocimum majus, Ocimum medium, Ocimum minus, Ocimum nigrum, Ocimum odorum, Ocimum scabrum, Ocimum simile, Ocimum thyrsiflorum, Ocimum urticifolium, Plectranthus barrelieri

Common names

Sweet basil

Extract from Wikipedia article

Basil, Thai basil, or sweet basil, is a common name for the culinary herb Ocimum basilicum (UK /ˈbæzəl/; US /ˈbzəl/) of the family Lamiaceae (mints), sometimes known as Saint Joseph's Wort in some English-speaking countries.[+]

LinkSweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) taken from extension of Al Kharais Street behind gas station on Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 14, 2015
LinkSweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, December 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Intisar St, Doha, Qatar
LinkBush of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, December 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Intisar St, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.