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Ocimum (Basil) is a genus of herb in the family Lamiaceae. They are native to U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and The Contiguous United States. Flowers are visited by Catochrysops strabo, Megachile ianthoptera, Caleta decidia, and Pseudoanthidium repetitum. Individuals can grow to 8 m.

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EOL has data for 11 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of basil. View this species on GBIF