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Ocimum basilicum L.
Luo le; Kemangi; Ocimum

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aleyrodidae  Bemisia tabaci @ CSCA_TCN (2)
Aphelinidae  Encarsia luteola @ UCRC_ENTA (8)

Encarsia meritoria @ UCRC_ENTA (12)

Encarsia @ UCRC_ENTA (7)

Eretmocerus @ UCRC_ENTA (4)
Apidae  Amegilla albigena @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus impatiens @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Epeolus pusillus @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum @ BPI (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon virescens @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Augochlora pura @ UCMS_ENT (6)

Augochloropsis anonyma @ BBSL (1)

Lasioglossum admirandum @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum hitchensi @ UCMS_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum smilacinae @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora ocimi @ BPI (1)

Cercospora @ BPI (2)

Pseudocercospora ocimicola @ BPI (1)

Pseudocercospora @ BPI (1)
Peronosporaceae  Peronospora belbahrii @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia menthae @ BPI (1)
Sclerotiniaceae  Botrytis cinerea @ BPI (1)
_  Ascochyta labiatarum @ BPI (2)

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Kingdom Plantae  
 Phylum Tracheophyta  
 Class Magnoliopsida  
 Order Lamiales  
 Family Lamiaceae  
 Genus Ocimum  
  Ocimum basilicum    L. 
Provider: Ching-I Peng 
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Synonyms: Ocimum americanum   details
Citation: L., 1753. Sp. Pl. 597; Flora of Taiwan 2nd ed. 4: 495, 1998; 台灣入侵及外來種圖鑑, 林業試驗所 2005
Name Code: 203508
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Ocimum basilicum L.
sweet basil

Image of Ocimum basilicum

General Information
Symbol: OCBA
Group: Dicot
Family: Lamiaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : HI   I
L48   I
PR   I
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Symbol Scientific Name
OCAM2 Ocimum americanum L.


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Lamiaceae ⁄ Labiatae – Mint family
Genus Ocimum L. – basil
Species Ocimum basilicum L. – sweet basil

Subordinate Taxa

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Caribbean UPL
Hawaii FACU
North America
Arid West UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont UPL
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast UPL

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