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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique to S. Africa, Mascarenes.
Plectranthus madagascariensis

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mauritius, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Réunion, Swaziland

Coleus madagascariensis (Pers.) A.Chev. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 1978 Sieber, F.W. [152], Mauritius Plectranthus madagascariensis K000975981 isotype
Jun 1, 1978 Sieber, F.W. [152], Mauritius Plectranthus madagascariensis K000975982

First published in Rev. Int. Bot. Appl. Agric. Trop. 33: 338 (1953)

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 Plectranthus madagascariensis.]
  • 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 Plectranthus madagascariensis.]

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

Kew Science Photographs
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