subfamily Nepetoideae

tribe Ocimeae

Family number: 2100    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
Alternate name: Labiatae
Number of accepted genera: 270
Type genus: Ocimum L.
Comments: dicot

Complete list of genera


  1. Paton, A. J. et al. 2004. Phylogeny and evolution of basils and allies (Ocimeae, Labiatae) based on three plastid DNA regions. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 31:277-299.


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 14 August 2020.