Coleus tetragonus (Gürke) Robyns & Lebrun

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Synonyms: Plectranthus biflorus Baker
Plectranthus tetragonus Gürke
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): C,Lk
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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 tetragonus

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 239 - 240. as Plectranthus tetragonus

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 79. as Plectranthus tetragonus

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Flora of Botswana: Coleus tetragonus
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Flora of Mozambique: Coleus tetragonus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Coleus tetragonus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Coleus tetragonus
African Plant Database: Coleus tetragonus
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Wikipedia: Coleus tetragonus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Coleus tetragonus., retrieved 29 September 2023

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