Coleus Lour.

Description of the genus

Comment: The reinstated genus Coleus now includes many species formerly in Plectranthus.

Worldwide: 294 species in the Old World tropics and subtropics.

Mozambique: 27 taxa.

Coleus autranii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
amboinicus Lour.N,M
autranii Briq.MSDescription, Image
bojeri Benth.MSDescription, Image
calycinus (Benth.) A.J.PatonM
caudatus (S.Moore) E.Downes & I.Darbysh.[NrEnd][LR-nt]MSDescription, Image
cucullatus (A.J.Paton) A.J.Paton [End]N
cylindraceus (Hochst. ex Benth.) A.J.PatonMS
densus (N.E.Br.) A.J.PatonN
esculentus (N.E.Br.) G.TaylorN,Z,T,MSDescription, Image
gracilipedicellatum (Robyns & Lebrun) A.J.PatonNDescription, Image
gracillimus (T.C.E.Fr.) Robyns & LebrunN,MSDescription, Image
hadiensis (Forssk.) A.J.PatonN,MSDescription, Image
kapatensis R.E. Fr.Z,MSDescription, Image
lasianthus GürkeN,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
longipetiolatus GürkeMS
madagascariensis (Pers.) A.Chev.GI
melleri (Baker) A.J.Paton & PhillipsonZ
namuliensis E.Downes & I.Darbysh.[End]Z
neochilus (Schltr.) CoddT,MSDescription, Image
psammophilus (Codd) A.J.Paton[NrEnd]GI,M
rhodesianum (N.E.Br.) A.J.PatonMSDescription, Image
sanguineus (Britten) A.J.PatonN,Z,MSDescription, Image
sessilifolius (A.J.Paton) A.J.Paton [NrEnd]MSDescription, Image
shirensis GürkeZ,MSDescription, Image
subspicatus (Hochst.) Walp.M
tetragonus (Gürke) Robyns & LebrunN
thyrsoideus BakerMSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Coleus:

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Flora of Botswana: Coleus
Flora of Caprivi: Coleus
Flora of Malawi: Coleus
Flora of Zambia: Coleus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Coleus
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Coleus

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Coleus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Coleus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Coleus
Wikipedia: Coleus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Coleus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Coleus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Coleus., retrieved 31 March 2023

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