Ocimum basilicum L.

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Type location:
Western Asia
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Flowering time:E
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E
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Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 112 - 113.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ocimum basilicum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=212420, retrieved 15 August 2020

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