Coleus gracillimus (T.C.E.Fr.) Robyns & Lebrun

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Coleus gracillimus

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Coleus gracillimus

Photo: Mark Hyde

Coleus gracillimus

Photo: Mark Hyde

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Synonyms: Englerastrum gracillimum T.C.E. Fr.
Plectranthus gracillimus (T.C.E. Fr.) Hutch. & Dandy
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Annual herb. Somewhat similar to Plectranthus efoliatus, which differs in its shorter pedicels (i.e. a more dense inflorescence) and the presence of stalked glands on the calyx (sessile in gracillimus).
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
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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 gracillimus

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 238 - 239. as Plectranthus gracillimus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Coleus gracillimus
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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 gracillimus., retrieved 31 May 2024

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