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Genus: Plectranthus

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Lamiales > Family: Lamiaceae

About 300 species, distributed in the tropical and warm regions of the Old World, with 74 species native to southern Africa. An additional two species are naturalised in the region.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Plectranthus aliciae

 

Plectranthus ambiguus

 

Plectranthus amboinicus

 

Plectranthus baumii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus bojeri

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus brevimentum

 

Plectranthus buchananii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus candelabriformis

 

Plectranthus caninus

 

Plectranthus caudatus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus chimanimaniensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus ciliatus

 

Plectranthus comosus (Woolly plectranthus)

Recorded from Zimbabwe, but is a declared Category 3 invasive plant in South Africa. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus cylindraceus

 

Plectranthus dinteri

 

Plectranthus djalonensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus dolichopodus

 

Plectranthus dolomiticus

 

Plectranthus ecklonii

Plectranthus ecklonii

Plectranthus elegantulus

 

Plectranthus ernstii

 

Plectranthus esculentus

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus flaccidus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus fruticosus

 

Plectranthus gracilis

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus gracillimus

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus grallatus

 

Plectranthus grandidentatus

 

Plectranthus hadiensis

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus hereroensis

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus hilliardiae

 

Plectranthus hjalmarii

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus kapatensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus lanuginosus

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus laxiflorus

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus lucidus

 

Plectranthus madagascariensis

 

Plectranthus malvinus

 

Plectranthus mirabilis

 

Plectranthus mutabilis

 

Plectranthus mzimvubensis

 

Plectranthus neochilus (Spur flower)

Plectranthus oertendahlii

 

Plectranthus oribiensis

 

Plectranthus pentheri

 

Plectranthus petiolaris

 

Plectranthus porcatus

 

Plectranthus porphyranthus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus praetermissus

 

Plectranthus psammophilus

 

Plectranthus purpuratus

 

Plectranthus ramosior

 

Plectranthus reflexus

 

Plectranthus rehmannii

 

Plectranthus rubropunctatus

 

Plectranthus saccatus

 

Plectranthus sanguineus

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus shirensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe, although not listed in the African Plants Database. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus sp. no. 1

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus sphaerophyllus

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus spicatus

 

Plectranthus stenophyllus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus stenosiphon

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus strigosus

 

Plectranthus stylesii

 

Plectranthus swynnertonii

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus tetensis

 

Plectranthus tetragonus

 

Plectranthus thyrsoideus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Plectranthus unguentarius

 

Plectranthus venteri

 

Plectranthus verticillatus

 

Plectranthus xerophilus

 

Plectranthus zuluensis

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Plectranthus barbatus

 

Plectranthus ornatus

 

 


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