Coleus nyikensis Baker

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Synonyms: Plectranthus malawiensis B. Mathew
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Status: Native
Small shrub.
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Derivation of specific name: malawiensis: of Malawi.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mafinga Hills and Nyika Plateau, Malawi and Zambia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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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. as Plectranthus malawiensis

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 255 - 256. as Plectranthus malawiensis

Willis, C.K., Burrows, J.E., Fish, L., Phiri, P.S.M., Chikuni, A.C. & Golding, J. (2001). Developing a greater understanding of the flora of the Nyika Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71(2) Page 1000. as Plectranthus malawiensis

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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 nyikensis., retrieved 27 September 2023

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