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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Labiatae, J. K. Morton. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A stout erect undershrub, 2-3 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Dense oblong spikes of bright blue flowers.

Native to:

Cameroon, Guinea, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Coleus caillei A.Chev. ex Hutch. & Dalziel appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 5, 1960 Cole, N.H.A. [152], Nigeria Leocus caillei K000509508
Hepper, N.K. [1128], Nigeria Leocus caillei 1236.000
Caille [14864], Guinea Leocus caillei 24952.000 holotype
Caille, O. [14864] Leocus caillei K000479604 holotype

First published in Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 291 (1931)

Accepted by

  • Paton, A.J., Mwanyambo, M. Govaerts, R.H.A., Smitha, K., Suddee, S., Phillipson, P.B., Wilson, T.C., Forster, P.I. & Culham, A. (2019). Nomenclatural changes in Coleus and Plectranthus (Lamiaceae): A tale of more than two genera PhytoKeys 129: 1-158.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Leocus caillei.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Leocus caillei.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0