African Plant Database

Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.
Information on the genus : Plectranthus
Basionym : Coleus amboinicus Lour.
Status for NA : rejected (present)
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Coleus amboinicus Lour.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Coleus amboinicus Lour.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Coleus amboinicus Lour.
 Majana amboinica (Lour.) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Plectranthus aromaticus (Benth.) Roxb.
=Coleus aromaticus Benth.
=Coleus amboinicus var. violaceus Gürke
=Coleus crassifolius Benth.
=Coleus vaalae (Forssk.) Deflers
=Coleus amboinicus var. violaceus Gürke (1894)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Herb, Succulent - Length up to 1.5 m. Alt: 60 - 155 m. Distribution: KN

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 85 (1997).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°116828
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