Coleus sylvestris (Gürke) A.J.Paton & Phillipson

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Synonyms: Plectranthus sylvestris Gürke
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
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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 189. as Plectranthus sylvestris

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 243 - 245. as Plectranthus sylvestris (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 114. as Plectranthus sylvestris

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Coleus sylvestris
Flora of Malawi: Coleus sylvestris

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Coleus sylvestris
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Coleus sylvestris
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Coleus sylvestris
Plants of the World Online: Coleus sylvestris
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Wikipedia: Coleus sylvestris

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Coleus sylvestris., retrieved 4 March 2024

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