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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Zimbabwe to S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces, Zimbabwe

Coleus pentheri Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Krook [1716], South Africa Plectranthus pentheri K000430842 Unknown type material

First published in Ann. K. K. Naturhist. Hofmus. 20: 48 (1905)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Plectranthus pentheri.]
  • 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 pentheri.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Paton, A.J., Bramley, G., Ryding, O., Polhill, R.M., Harvey, Y.B., Iwarsson, M., Otieno, D., Balkwill, K., Phillipson, P.B., Harley, R.M. & Willis, F. (2013). Flora Zambesiaca 8(8): 1-346. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • van Jaarsveld, E. (2006). The Southern African Plectranthus and the art of turning shade to glade: 1-176. Ferwood Press, Simon's Town, South Africa.

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