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This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Sunda Islands to Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cook Is., Hawaii, Lesser Sunda Is., New Guinea, New South Wales, Queensland, Tubuai Is., Victoria

Coleus australis (R.Br.) A.J.Paton appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sieber, F. W. [710], Australia Plectranthus sieberi K000674705 holotype
Jan 1, 2010 Cook [130], New Guinea Plectranthus parviflorus K000249818
Nov 1, 2004 Willis, F.R. [274], Irian Jaya Plectranthus parviflorus K000172219
Jul 1, 2000 Willis, F.R. [175], New Guinea Plectranthus parviflorus K000172214
Jul 1, 2000 Willis, F.R. [175], New Guinea Plectranthus parviflorus K000172215
Streimann, H. [NGF45435], Papua New Guinea Plectranthus parviflorus K000897903
Sillitoe, P. [59], Papua New Guinea Plectranthus parviflorus K000897902
Brown, R. [2346], New South Wales Plectranthus australis K000674707 isotype
Brown, R. [2346], New South Wales Plectranthus australis K000674706 isotype
Gossweiler, J. [2680], Angola Plectranthus paniculatus K001008899
Gossweiler, J. [1042], Angola Plectranthus paniculatus K001008900
Armstrong, A. [78], Northern Territory Plectranthus parviflorus var. elatior K000674704 holotype

First published in PhytoKeys 129: 21 (2019)

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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bramley, G.L.C. (2019). Flora Malesiana 23: 1-444. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.

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