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  1. Plectranthus scutellarioides (L.) R.Br.

    1. This is a synonym of Coleus scutellarioides (L.) Benth.

Other Data

Plectranthus scutellarioides (L.) R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:


First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 506 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Mabberley, D.J. & De Kok, R.P.J. (2004). Labiatae Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances 25: 20-141. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Suddee, S., Paton, A.J. & Parnell, J.A.N. (2004). A taxonomic revision of tribe Ocimeae Dumort. (Lamiaceae) in Continental South East Asia. II. Plectranthinae Kew Bulletin 59: 379-414.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet, M.-H. (1987). Flora of the Gilbert Island, Kiribati, Checklist Atoll Research Bulletin 295: 1-33.

Not accepted by

  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. [Cited as Solenostemon scutellarioides.]
  • Baker, R.E.D. in Williams, R.O. (1955). Labiatae Flora of Trinidad and Tobago 2(6): 421-435. Government Printing Office, Port-of-Spain. [Cited as Coleus atropurpureus.]


Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.or


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