Botanical name: Ocimum gratissimum Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Synonyms: Ocimum suave, Ocimum viride, Ocimum viridiflorum
Ram Tulsi is a perennial herb, woody at base. Stems grow to 1-3 m long. Leaves broadly to narrowly ovate, usually 5-13 cm long, 3-9 cm wide, surface somewhat hairy. Leaf margin is toothed, tip narrow, base wedge- shaped. Leaf stalks are 1-6 cm long. Flowers are greenish white to greenish yellow, 4-7 mm long. Sepal cup is 3-5 mm long, enlarging up to 7 mm long in fruit. Upper sepal is ovate, and the median lobes of the lower lip are shorter than lateral ones. Nutlets are nearly spherical, 1.5-2 mm in diameter. The species is distributed world-wide.
The flower labeled Ram Tulsi is ...