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Holy basil (sepals)

Ocimum tenuiflorum


The flowers have green or purple sepals and are borne in terminal spikes.


Commonly known as tulsi. The plant is grown in many Hindu homes, often in the courtyard.

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Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 years ago

The first photo looks like a painting. Beautiful.

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Assam, India

Spotted on Nov 25, 2015
Submitted on Aug 30, 2019

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