The Subtribe Ociminae is a member of the Tribe Ocimeae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Ociminae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plantae
Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae
Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Phylum: Tracheophyta
Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina
(Auct.) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Infraphylum: Angiospermae Auct.
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina (Auct.) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Subtribe Ociminae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (6): Basilicum · Catoferia · Hoslundia · Ocimum · Orthosiphon · Platostoma
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 594 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Subtribe Ociminae.
Basil, or Sweet Basil, is a common name for the culinary herb Ocimum basilicum " class="IPA">/'b?z?l/ or, in the US, ), of the family Lamiaceae (mints), sometimes known as Saint Joseph's Wort in some English-speaking countries. [more]
Ocimum is a genus of about 35 species of aromatic annual and perrenial herbs and shrubs in the family Lamiaceae, native to the tropical and warm temperate regions of the Old World. [more]
At least 38 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Platostoma.
More info about the Genus Platostoma may be found here.
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