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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. India, Sri Lanka.

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Coleus malabaricus Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2735], India K001116979
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2735] K001116980
Walker, G.W. [s.n.], Sri Lanka Plectranthus malabaricus var. leptostachys K000820114 holotype
Jan 1, 1923 Wallich, N. [s.n.], India Plectranthus malabaricus K000820119
Jan 1, 1913 Wight, R. [s.n.], India Plectranthus malabaricus K000820121
Macrae, J. [s.n.], Sri Lanka Plectranthus malabaricus K000820112 holotype
Walker, G.W. [s.n.], Sri Lanka Plectranthus malabaricus K000820113 holotype

First published in N.Wallich, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 16 (1830)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Plectranthus malabaricus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Plectranthus malabaricus.]

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/
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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