0.2g (approx. 300 seeds). Aromatic plant, erect, many branched subshrub, 30-60 cm tall with hairy stems and simple opposite green or purple leaves that are strongly scented. Leaves have petioles and are ovate, up to 5 cm long, usually slightly toothed. The flowers are purplish in elongate racemes in close whorls. (Ocimum sanctum).