Coleus esculentus

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Coleus esculentus

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 esculentus

Name edit

Coleus esculentus (N.E.Br.) G.Taylor, 1931

Synonyms edit

  • Basionym
    • Plectranthus esculentus N.E.Br., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1894: 12 (1894).
  • Heterotypic
    • Plectranthus floribundus N.E.Br., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1894: 12 (1894).
    • Plectranthus floribundus var. longipes N.E.Br., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1894: 13 (1894).
    • Coleus coppinii Heckel, Rev. Cult. Colon. 8: 166 (1900).
    • Coleus dazo A.Chev., Agric. Prat. Pays Chauds 4: 104 (1905).
    • Coleus langouassiensis A.Chev., Vég. Ut. Afr. Trop. Franç. 1: 127 (1905).
    • Coleus longouassiensis A.Chev., Vég. Ut. Afr. Trop. Franç. 1: 127 (1905), not validly publ.
    • Englerastrum floribundum (N.E.Br.) T.C.E.Fr., Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 9: 73 (1924).
    • Coleus floribundus (N.E.Br.) Robyns & Lebrun, Rev. Zool. Bot. Africaines 16: 359 (1928), nom. illeg.
    • Coleus floribundus var. longipes (N.E.Br.) Robyns & Lebrun, Rev. Zool. Bot. Africaines 16: 360 (1928).

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Angola, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces, Swaziland
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Botswana, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda
    • Introduced into:
      • Chad

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
  • Paton, A.J., Bramley, G., Ryding, O., Polhill, R., Harvey, Y., Iwarsson, M., Willis, F., Phillipson, P., Balkwill, K., Lukhoba, C., Otiend, D & Harley 2009. Lamiaceae (Labiatae). Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-430. Reference page

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Vernacular names edit

English: kaffir potato
Hausa: Rizga
한국어: 카피르감자
Sängö: Dazo
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