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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 ...

07 / 06 / 2020 | |
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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 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 ...

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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 ...

06 / 06 / 2020 | |
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Plectranthus hilliardiae

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

... National Botanical Garden
 April 2020 Plectranthus hilliardiae is an erect to horizontal, semi-succulent, branched ... usually have dark purple veins on the undersides. Plectranthus hilliardiae is only found in Pondoland, growing in the deep ...

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

... plants, in stabilized dunes under trees. Plectranthus is primarily pollinated by insects and many beneficial insects ... flowers. However, a myriad of insects are pollinators to Plectranthus depending on the length of their tubular flowers. The ...

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

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

... Botanical Garden May 2014 Plectranthus reflexus is a semi-succulent, upright herbaceous perennial. The ... and forests, often near streams. The ecology of Plectranthus reflexus in the wild is somewhat of a mystery, particularly ...

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

... National Botanical Garden April 2014   Plectranthus strigosus is a semi-succulent perennial herb. Like most members ... that, even though a herb, it can be quite long-lived. Plectranthus strigosus seems to be able to morph its physiology depending on ...

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

... Botanical Garden April 2014   Plectranthus swynnertonii is a herbaceous perennial to 600 mm high. Its ... found along stream banks in frost free areas. Plectranthus species are insect-pollinated. The pollen on the anthers ripens ...

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

... National Herbarium, Pretoria September 2013 Plectranthus ciliatus is a procumbent to decumbent (i.e. grows along the ... subtropical forests where it grows on the forest floor. Plectranthus ciliatus occurs from Uniondale and Knysna in the Western Cape to ...

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

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden May 2012 Plectranthus zuluensis 'Lupatana' is a soft, erect or sprawling perennial ... the flowers are borne in whorls of six and, unusual for Plectranthus, the upper pair of stamens is sterile. Fruit are small, dark ...

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

... Herbarium February 2012   Plectranthus ernstii is an erect to decumbent, pleasantly aromatic, ... with age. These swollen, jointed stems make this Plectranthus distinct from all others. The leaves are aromatic and have ...

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

... to Limpopo. Does not tolerate frost. Plectranthus It is easy to grow, whether for ground cover or for ornamental ... drooping: a sure sign of under-watering.   Plectranthus from plektron - a spur, referring to the spur at the base ...

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

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

... in the southern hemisphere). The species Plectranthus fruticosus has a remarkably widespread distribution from ... pollinators like bees. During the dry winter months Plectranthus species have the ability to survive extreme drought — they ...

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

... Kirstenbosch NBG May 2008   Plectranthus oertendahlii has slightly succulent leaves and stems that root ... season but loses its vigour as it gets older. Plectranthus oertendahlii is endemic to a small area from the Oribi Gorge ...

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

... National Botanical Garden March 2007 Plectranthus ambiguus is a spreading, herbaceous, perennial groundcover ... and persists for a while but eventually falls off. Plectranthus ambiguus grows on the fringes of subtropical coastal and ...

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

... National Botanical Garden January 2007 Plectranthus zuluensis is an erect or sprawling, soft shrub up to 2 m high, ... along the upper lip. This species is unusual in the genus Plectranthus as the upper pair of stamens are sterile. The main flowering ...

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