Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Ocimum basilicum

Classification

Lamiaceae [family]
Ocimum [genus] (4)
basilicum [species]

Classification

Lamiaceae [family]
Ocimum [genus] (4)
basilicum [species]

Presence

Recorded on Sint Maarten
Presence status Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten
Natural distribution Asia
Distribution description Native to Asia.
Notes on presence status Cultivated.

Publications

  • Howard, R.A. 1989. Dicotyledoneae - Part 3. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 6: 658. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
  • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]