Ocimum tenuiflorum

Ocimum tenuiflorum Ocimum tenuiflorum Ocimum tenuiflorum

Ocimum tenuiflorum - Annual or semi-shrubby perennial, to 1.05 m tall; young branches more densely hirsuit with reddish-purple hairs. Leaves 1.4-3 x 0.9-2.0 cm, puberulous above, hirtellous beneath, dotted on both surfaces with sessile oil glands; petioles 0.4-1.8 cm long. Racemes to 12 cm long. Floral leaves 2 x 3 mm. Nutlets 1.5 x 1 mm, dark brown.

Scientific Name Ocimum tenuiflorum
Family Name LAMIACEAE
English Name Holy basil, Sacred basil
Local Name Heen maduruthala (හීන් මදුරුතලා)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status LC (NCS) 2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

Ocimum tenuiflorum Ocimum tenuiflorum Ocimum tenuiflorum

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