Coleus Lour.

Description of the genus

Comment: The reinstated genus Coleus now includes many species formerly in Plectranthus.

Worldwide: 294 species in the Old World tropics and subtropics.

Zimbabwe: 3 cultivated taxa.

Coleus barbatus var. barbatus

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SpeciesContent
barbatus (Andrews) Benth. ex G.Don var. barbatus Description, Image
esculentus (N.E.Br.) G.TaylorDescription, Image
thyrsoideus BakerDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Coleus:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Coleus
Flora of Caprivi: Coleus
Flora of Malawi: Coleus
Flora of Mozambique: Coleus
Flora of Zambia: Coleus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Coleus

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Coleus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Coleus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Coleus
Wikipedia: Coleus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Coleus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Coleus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Coleus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2577, retrieved 26 September 2022

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