Lamiaceae Martinov
Plectranthus L'Hér. , nom. cons., scientific
L'Héritier de Brutelle, C.L. (1788), Stirpae Novae aut Minus Cognitae: 84, t. 41 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: Plectranthus fruticosus L'Hér.
  • Comment: Nom. cons. (ref. I.C.B.N. (1988) No. 7350).
Brown, R. (27 March 1810), Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805: 506 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 100 [secondary reference]
Dixon, W.A. (1906), The Plants of New South Wales: 234 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 387 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (December 1926), Meliaceae - Scrophulariaceae. Flora of South Australia 3: 489 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "From Greek plektron, a cock's spur; anthos, a flower: alluding to the spurred or gibbous base of the corolla."
Black, J.M. & Robertson, E.L. (1957), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 4: 734 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "From Greek plektron, a cock's spur; anthos, a flower: alluding to the spurred or gibbous base of the corolla."
Bullock, A.A, & Killick, D.J.B. (1957), Taxon 6: 329 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Plectranthus fruticosus L'Hér.
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 417 [secondary reference]
Blake, S.T. (1971), A revision of Plectranthus (Labiatae) in Australasia. Contributions from the Queensland Herbarium 9: 1-120 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Germanea Lam. legitimate
Keng, W. (1978), Labiatae. Flora Malesiana Series I 8(3): 382-385 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Germanea Lam. legitimate
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 927 [secondary reference]
Haegi, L.A.R. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Labiatae (Lamiaceae). Flora of Central Australia: 311-312 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 137 [secondary reference]
Stanley, T.D. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1986), Lamiaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 2: 391-392 [secondary reference]
Brummitt, R.K. (1992), Vascular Plant Families and Genera: 109 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Coleus Lour. legitimate
Conn, B.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1992), Lamiaceae. Flora of New South Wales 3: 625 [secondary reference]
Conn, B.J. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Lamiaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 807 [secondary reference]
Forster, P.I. (9 September 1992), Five new species of Plectranthus L. Herit (Lamiaceae) from Queensland. Austrobaileya 3(4): 729 [secondary reference]
Conn, B.J. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1999), Lamiaceae. Flora of Victoria 4: 420 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 237-238 [secondary reference]
Harley, R.M., Atkins, S., Budantsev, A.L., Cantino, P.D., Conn, B.J., Grayer, R., Harley, M.M., de Kok, R., Krestovskaja, T., Morales, R., Paton, A.J., Ryding, O. & Upson, T. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (2004), Labiatae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 7: 264-265 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Solenostemon Thonn. legitimate
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 679 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Solenostemon Thonn. legitimate
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2010), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Germanea Lam. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Coleus Lour. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Solenostemon Thonn. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA, NT, Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (native and naturalised), LHI (presumed extinct), Vic (native and naturalised)
Paton, A.J., Mwanyambo, M., Govaerts, R.H.A., Smitha, K., Suddee, S., Phillipson, P.B., Wilson, T.C., Forster, P.I. & Culham, A. (23 August 2019), Nomenclatural changes in Coleus and Plectranthus (Lamiaceae): a tale of more than two genera. Phytokeys 129: 127-128 [secondary reference]