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Plectranthus hadiensis

Common names: hairy coleus (Eng.); harigesalie (Afr.); ilozane (isiXhosa); lehlati, imbozisa (Zulu)
Family: Lamiaceae

Plectranthus See  Coleus hadiensis  Plectranthus hadiensis (Forssk.) Schweinf. ex Spreng. Plectranthus hadiensis ...

07 / 06 / 2020 | |
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Plectranthus neochilus

Common names: smelly coleus, blue coleus, lobster flower (Eng.); rotstuinsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

Plectranthus See  Coleus neochilus  Plectranthus neochilus Schltr. Plectranthus neochilus ...

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Plectranthus venteri

Common names: Sekukuni spurflower (Eng.); sekoekoeniesalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

Plectranthus See  Coleus venteri  Plectranthus venteri Van Jaarsv. & Hankey Plectranthus venteri ...

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Plectranthus madagascariensis

Common names: thicket coleus, Madagascar coleus, candle plant (Eng.); ruigtemuishondblaar, Madagaskarmuishondblaar (Afr.); iboza lehlathi, ilozane (isiZulu)
Family: Lamiaceae

Plectranthus See  Coleus madagascariensis Plectranthus madagascariensis (Pers.) Benth. Plectranthus madagascariensis ...

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Plectranthus grandidentatus

Common names: big-teeth coleus, scented-leaf coleus (Eng.); groottandsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

Plectranthus See  Coleus grandidentatus Plectranthus grandidentatus Gürke Plectranthus grandidentatus ...

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Plectranthus laxiflorus

Common names: citronella dutch-pipe-sage (Eng.); sitrinella-kromsteelpypsalie (Afr.); ubebebe (isiXhosa)
Family: Lamiaceae

Plectranthus See  Equilabium laxiflorum  Plectranthus laxiflorus Benth. Plectranthus laxiflorus ...

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Plectranthus esculentus

Common names: wild potato, veld potato, African potato, Livingstone potato (Eng.); veldaartappel, wilde-aartappel (Afr.); itapile (Xhosa); tsenza (Shona); mutada (V
Family: Lamiaceae

Plectranthus see Coleus esculentus Plectranthus esculentus N.E.Br. Plectranthus esculentus ...

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Plectranthus hilliardiae

Plectranthus hilliardiae subsp. hilliardiae, flowers. (Photo Alice Notten)
Common names: Pondo spurflower (Eng.); pondospoorsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... 
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
 April 2020 Plectranthus hilliardiae is an erect to horizontal, ... that usually have dark purple veins on the undersides. Plectranthus hilliardiae is only found in Pondoland, growing ... subtropical forest, where there are often plenty to find. Plectranthus species vary greatly in flower shape, size and ...

06 / 04 / 2020 | Ayanda Komanisi | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Plectranthus lucidus

Plectranthus lucidus
Common names: shiny spurflower (Eng.); blinkblaar spoorsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... shade-loving plants, in stabilized dunes under trees. Plectranthus is primarily pollinated by insects and many ... flowers. However, a myriad of insects are pollinators to Plectranthus depending on the length of their tubular ... the persistent calyx are thought to aid in seed dispersal. Plectranthus lucidus is known to have a ‘chameleon ...

23 / 04 / 2018 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Plectranthus reflexus

Plectranthus reflexus
Common names: ballerina spurflower; ballerina spoorsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... Harrower Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden May 2014 Plectranthus reflexus is a semi-succulent, upright herbaceous ... kloofs and forests, often near streams. The ecology of Plectranthus reflexus in the wild is somewhat of a mystery, ... would experience long periods of drought during winter.   Plectranthus Almost unknown in cultivation, P. reflexus is ...

06 / 05 / 2014 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Plectranthus strigosus

Great in a hanging basket
Common names: dwarf spurflower; dwerg spoorsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden April 2014   Plectranthus strigosus is a semi-succulent perennial herb. ... that, even though a herb, it can be quite long-lived. Plectranthus strigosus seems to be able to morph its ... or less succulent as needed. The pollinator is not known. Plectranthus This species is versatile as a horticultural ...

21 / 04 / 2014 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Plectranthus swynnertonii

Plant in flower
Common names: Swynnerton's spur flower, cress spur flower; Debengeni spoorsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden April 2014   Plectranthus swynnertonii is a herbaceous perennial to 600 mm ... cover, often found along stream banks in frost free areas. Plectranthus species are insect-pollinated. The pollen on the ... and allow for better pollination by visiting insects. Plectranthus Plectranthus species are generally easy to ...

07 / 04 / 2014 | Monique Mcquillan | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Plectranthus ciliatus

PLectranthus ciliatus
Common names: speckled spur-flower, eyelash spur-flower, white wild sage; gespikkelde muishondblaar, wimperspoorsalie (Afr.); lephele-phele (Sesotho); umsuthuza (is
Family: Lamiaceae

... Busch National Herbarium, Pretoria September 2013 Plectranthus ciliatus is a procumbent to decumbent (i.e. ... subtropical forests where it grows on the forest floor. Plectranthus ciliatus occurs from Uniondale and Knysna in the ... found in the forests of KwaZulu-Natal and Swaziland. Plectranthus species are insect-pollinated, and most have ...

23 / 09 / 2013 | B Busch | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Plectranthus zuluensis 'Lupatana'

Common names: Lupatana spurflower (Eng.); Zoeloewitspoorsalie, Zoeloemuishondblaar (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... Xaba Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden May 2012 Plectranthus zuluensis 'Lupatana' is a soft, erect or ... the flowers are borne in whorls of six and, unusual for Plectranthus, the upper pair of stamens is sterile. Fruit are ... low-growing 1-m shrub, both with dark purple-blue flowers. Plectranthus zuluensis 'Lupatana' occurs in sub-tropical ...

28 / 05 / 2012 | Antonia Xaba | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Plectranthus ernstii

Plectranthus ernstii
Common names: bonsai mint; bonsai spurflower (Eng.), bonsai-spoorsalie, kransworsies (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... Slabber Pretoria National Herbarium February 2012   Plectranthus ernstii is an erect to decumbent, pleasantly ... with age. These swollen, jointed stems make this Plectranthus distinct from all others. The leaves are ... nutlet, up to four per flower, attached inside the calyx. Plectranthus ernstii occurs in Scarp Forest in humus-rich ...

20 / 02 / 2012 | Andrew Hankey | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Plectranthus verticillatus

Plectranthus verticillatus groundcover
Common names: gossip spurflower, money plant, (Eng.); skindersalie (Afr).
Family: Lamiaceae

... through KwaZulu-Natal to Limpopo. Does not tolerate frost. Plectranthus It is easy to grow, whether for ground cover or ... checked for drooping: a sure sign of under-watering.   Plectranthus from plektron - a spur, referring to the spur at ... Carl, as Ocimum verticillatum, but later transferred to Plectranthus by George Claridge Druce (1850-1932), an English ...

26 / 07 / 2010 | S Khanyile | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Plectranthus fruticosus 'Liana'

Common names: Liana spurflower (Eng.); muishondblaar (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... until early May in the southern hemisphere). The species Plectranthus fruticosus has a remarkably widespread ... pollinators like bees. During the dry winter months Plectranthus species have the ability to survive extreme ... makes them excellent horticultural subjects. Plectranthus Plectranthus species are universally recognized ...

24 / 05 / 2010 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Plectranthus oertendahlii

In flower
Common names: silverleaf spurflower, Swedish ivy, Oertendahl's spurflower, November lights ( Eng. ); silwerspoorsalie, bontblaarspoorsalie (Afr.)
Family: Lamiaceae

... NBG Liesl van der Walt Kirstenbosch NBG May 2008   Plectranthus oertendahlii has slightly succulent leaves and ... one growing season but loses its vigour as it gets older. Plectranthus oertendahlii is endemic to a small area from the ... forested valleys it grows with other succulents and other Plectranthus species such as P. fruticosus , P. ecklonii , P. ...

05 / 05 / 2008 | Liesl Van der Walt | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Plectranthus ambiguus

Plectranthus ambiguus
Common names: pincushion spurflower ( Eng. ); speldekussing spoorsalie (Afr.); iboza elincane (Zulu)
Family: Lamiaceae

... Notten Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden March 2007 Plectranthus ambiguus is a spreading, herbaceous, perennial ... and persists for a while but eventually falls off. Plectranthus ambiguus grows on the fringes of subtropical ... south tend to be smaller and hairless when mature. Most plectranthus are adapted to life in the summer rainfall ...

30 / 04 / 2007 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Plectranthus zuluensis

Plant in flower
Common names: Zulu spurflower ( Eng. ); Zoeloespoorsalie, Zoeloemuishondblaar (Afr.).
Family: Lamiaceae

... KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden January 2007 Plectranthus zuluensis is an erect or sprawling, soft shrub ... along the upper lip. This species is unusual in the genus Plectranthus as the upper pair of stamens are sterile. The ... Umgai, a taller (2 m) shrub with dark purple-blue flowers. Plectranthus zuluensis occurs from the northern parts of the ...

08 / 01 / 2007 | Isabel Johnson | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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