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Ocimum tenuiflorum

Taxonomy ID: 204149 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid204149)
current name
Ocimum tenuiflorum L., 1753, non Burm.f., 1768
NCBI BLAST name: eudicots
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Ocimum sanctum L.
common name(s) holy basil
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; asterids; lamiids; Lamiales; Lamiaceae; Nepetoideae; Ocimeae; Ociminae; Ocimum
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 352
Protein 582
Genome 1
Popset 28
PubMed Central 1,945
Gene 133
SRA Experiments 15
Identical Protein Groups 234
BioProject 11
BioSample 16
Assembly 2
Taxonomy 1

Comments and References:

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IPNI (Sept 20, 2007)
Name verified on 20 September 2007, in: The International Plant Names Index (2004). Published on the Internet
GRIN (Sept 20, 2007)
Name verified on 20 September 2007 in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
African Flowering Plant Database
Name verified on date of entry into taxonomy database in: African Flowering Plant Database (version 3.1). Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Geneve and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, retrieved from

Genome Information

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External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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Ocimum sanctum taxonomy taxonomy/phylogenetic Arctos Specimen Database
Ocimum tenuiflorum L. taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
3 records from this provider organism-specific Genomes On Line Database
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Ocimum tenuiflorum L. taxonomy/phylogenetic Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Ocimum tenuiflorum taxonomy/phylogenetic PLANTS Database (USDA/NRCS)
Ocimum tenuiflorum (L.) herbarium/museum collections PlantaeDB, University of Bucharest
2 records from this provider taxonomy/phylogenetic Plants of the World Online
plazi taxonomy/phylogenetic Plazi
Ocimum tenuiflorum taxonomy/phylogenetic The International Plant Names Index
Ocimum tenuiflorum L. taxonomy/phylogenetic USDA-ARS GRIN Taxonomy
search W3TROPICOS taxonomy/phylogenetic Vascular Tropicos
WebScipio: Ocimum tenuiflorum organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
diArk: Ocimum tenuiflorum organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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