Coleus madagascariensis

Coleus madagascariensis

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Ocimeae
Subtribus: Plectranthinae
Genus: Coleus
Species: Coleus madagascariensis

Name edit

Coleus madagascariensis (Pers.) A.Chev., 1853

Synonyms edit

  • Basionym
    • Ocimum madagascariense Pers., Syn. Pl. 2: 135 (1806).
  • Homotypic
    • Plectranthus madagascariensis (Pers.) Benth., Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 37 (1832).
  • Heterotypic
    • Plectranthus hirtus Benth., Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 38 (1832).
    • Plectranthus villosus Sieber ex Benth., Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 38 (1832).
    • Plectranthus mauritianus Bojer, Hortus Maurit.: 254 (1837), not validly publ.
    • Plectranthus pubescens Willd. ex Benth., Linnaea 11: 344 (1837), not validly publ.
    • Ocimum auricula Forssk. ex Benth. in Candolle, Prodr. 12: 43, 68 (1848).

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mauritius, Northern Provinces, Réunion, Swaziland
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Mozambique

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References edit

Primary references edit

Additional references edit

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page

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Vernacular names edit

English: thicket coleus, Madagascar coleus, candle plant
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