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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A creeping herb, rooting at the nodes and tuberous at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowering stems 6-18 in. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers purple
Ecology
On wet granite rocks.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A small aromatic herb with ascending flowering shoots and decumbent stems
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers pale blue.

Native to:

Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is.

Coleus minor (J.K.Morton) A.J.Paton appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Maitland, T.D. [923], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000213107
Jan 1, 2004 Maitland, T.D. [923], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000213108
Jan 1, 2004 Morton, J.K. [583], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000213105
Jan 1, 2004 Morton, J.K. [754], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000213106
Jan 1, 2004 Mann, G. [2002], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000213104
Jan 1, 2004 Johnston, H.H. [79], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000213109
Dec 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [10780], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000212641
Nov 1, 2002 Pollard, B.J. [511], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000008237
Nov 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [8755], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000008234
Nov 1, 2002 Pollard, B.J. [267], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000008235
Nov 1, 2002 Buzgo, M. [663], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000008232
Nov 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [10480], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000008233
Nov 1, 2002 Pollard, B.J. [385], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000008236
Nov 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3086], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000008231
Nov 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [7574], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000051087
Hedberg, O. [93128], Cameroon Plectranthus decumbens K000087428

First published in PhytoKeys 129: 74 (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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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