Ocimum basilicum L.

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Mozambique distribution: Z,M
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Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 112 - 113.

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 26.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Ocimum basilicum
Flora of Zambia: Ocimum basilicum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ocimum basilicum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ocimum basilicum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ocimum basilicum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ocimum basilicum
JSTOR Plant Science: Ocimum basilicum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ocimum basilicum
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Wikipedia: Ocimum basilicum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Ocimum basilicum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=212420, retrieved 18 April 2024

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