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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A stout undershrub with woody stems 1/4 in. thick and 3-6 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers rich bluish-purple in dense oblong heads about 1 in. long, forming a stiff, branched panicle.

Native to:

Guinea, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone

Coleus pobeguinii Hutch. & Dalziel appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Pobeguin, M. [556] Leocus pobeguinii K000479601 isolectotype
Pobeguin, M. [556] Leocus pobeguinii K000479602 lectotype
Dec 3, 2007 Pobeguin, M. [556] Plectranthus pobeguinii K000479603 isolectotype

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

Not accepted by

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

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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© 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