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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
An aromatic bush several feet high, with thick, rather succulent stems, bearing many terminal spike-like inflorescences of pale blue flowers with large whitish or purple bracts
Ecology
In rock crevices in savanna country.

Native to:

Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria

Coleus humulopsis (B.J.Pollard) A.J.Paton appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 1957 Roberty, G. [16533], Mali Leocus membranaceus K000509509
Milne-Redhead, E. [5016], Nigeria Leocus membranaceus 15293.000
Morton, J.K. [A2585], Ghana Leocus membranaceus K000405623
Morton, J.K. [A2585], Ghana Leocus membranaceus K000405624

First published in PhytoKeys 129: 57 (2019)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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