Coleus buchananii (Baker) Brenan

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Synonyms: Plectranthus buchananii Baker
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Derivation of specific name: buchananii: after John Buchanan (1855 – 1896), Scottish horticulturist, missionary, farmer and plant collector in Malawi, who became Acting British Consul to Central Africa.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 188. as Plectranthus buchananii

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 56. as Plectranthus buchananii

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 263 - 264. as Plectranthus buchananii

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Flora of Malawi: Coleus buchananii
Flora of Zambia: Coleus buchananii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Coleus buchananii
African Plant Database: Coleus buchananii
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Coleus buchananii
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Coleus buchananii., retrieved 16 June 2024

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