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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and has social uses.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 2300 - 2800 m.; Andes.
Habit
Arbusto

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 2300 - 2800 m.
Distribution
Cultivated in Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Habit
Shrub.

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[UPB]
Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Unspecified Social Uses
Social uses (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces

Introduced into:

Burundi, Jawa, St.Helena

Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 14, 1994 South Africa K000414775
Jan 14, 1994 Forbes [s.n.], South Africa K000414774
Jan 14, 1994 Sierra Leone K000414773
Jan 14, 1994 Drege [4829], South Africa K000414769 Unknown type material
Jan 14, 1994 Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000414778
Jan 14, 1994 Wood, J.M. [164], South Africa K000193300 Unknown type material
Jan 14, 1994 Burchell, W.J. [5288], South Africa K000193301 Unknown type material
Jan 14, 1994 Burchell, W.J. [108], South Africa K000414770
Jan 14, 1994 Nicholson [s.n.], South Africa K000414771
Jan 14, 1994 [Cayley] [s.n.], South Africa K000414776
Jan 1, 1984 Ecklon [1828], South Africa K000414772
Jan 1, 1984 Pappe [s.n.], South Africa K000414777

First published in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 3: 410 (1811)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Iwarsson, M. & Harvey, Y. (2003). Monograph of the genus Leonotis (Pers.) R.Br. (Lamiaceae) Kew Bulletin 58: 597-645.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Kew’s Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Kew Science Photographs
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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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