Genus: Becium Lindl.

Synonym of: Ocimum L.

Family: Lamiaceae
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Ocimeae
Subtribe: Ociminae
Genus number: 1350
Last updated: 24-Jan-2017
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Brummitt, R. K. 1988. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 34. Taxon 37:140. Note: should not be treated as a homonym of Bechium DC. (1836)
  2. Codd, L. E. 1983. (713) Proposal to conserve 7366A Becium (Lamiaceae) against Bechium (Asteraceae). Taxon 32:490-491.
  3. Harley, R. M. et al. 2004. Lamiaceae. The families and genera of vascular plants. 7:260. Note: = Ocimum L.

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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 4 April 2020.