African Plant Database

Plectranthus esculentus N.E. Br.
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 12 (1894)
Information on the genus : Plectranthus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Coleus esculentus (N.E. Br.) G. Taylor
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Englerastrum floribundum var. longipes (N.E. Br.) T.C.E. Fr.
=Plectranthus floribundus var. longipes N.E. Br.
=Coleus floribundus var. longipes (N.E. Br.) Robyns & Lebrun
=Coleus floribundus (N.E. Br.) Robyns & Lebrun non Baker
=Englerastrum floribundum (N.E. Br.) T.C.E. Fr.
=Plectranthus floribundus N.E. Br. (1894)
=Coleus dazo A. Chev. (1904)
=Coleus langouassiensis A. Chev. (1905)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Herb, Succulent - Ht 0.06 - 1.2 m. Alt: 600 - 1370 m. Distribution: BOT, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 76 (1986).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 85 (1997).

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Lamiac.: 292 (2009)
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:268 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°116854 modified 2007-04-02
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