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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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,E,Lk
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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.

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.

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

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Flora of Malawi: Plectranthus buchananii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Plectranthus buchananii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Plectranthus buchananii
African Plant Database: Plectranthus buchananii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Plectranthus buchananii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Plectranthus buchananii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Plectranthus buchananii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Plectranthus buchananii
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JSTOR Plant Science: Plectranthus buchananii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Plectranthus buchananii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Plectranthus buchananii
Plants of the World Online: Plectranthus buchananii
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Wikipedia: Plectranthus buchananii

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Plectranthus buchananii., retrieved 25 May 2022

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