Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Ocimum americanum

Classification

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

Classification

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

Presence

Recorded on Curaçao
Presence status Introduced (2) - Curaçao
Natural distribution
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Distribution description Native to Asia-Tropical, Africa and China South-Central.

    Publications

    • Proosdij, A.S.J. van 2012. Arnoldo's Zakflora: Wat in het wild groeit en bloeit op Aruba, Bonaire en Curaçao. 318 pp.. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]