Plectranthus
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[ Plectranthastrum ] [ Plectranthus ] [ Plectrelgraecum ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Plectranthus

borage
kaffir potato
little spurflower
mint
thyme
whorled plectranthus

Hierarchical position of the Genus Plectranthus

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
  
   SuperOrdo  Lamianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 405. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Lamiales Bromhead
pub. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 2, 2: 210. Apr 1838.
  
   Subordo  Lamiineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 464. 15 Nov 1895.
  
   Familia  Lamiaceae Lindl.
pub. Intr. Nat. Syst. Bot., ed. 2: 275. Jul 1836.
common name: Labiatae
  
   Subtribus  Plectranthinae Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 609. Aug 1838.
  
   Genus  Plectranthus L'Hér.
pub. (1788)
common name: plectranthus
  

Named members of the Genus Plectranthus

1
   Species  amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.
common name: Mexican mint, Indian borage, Spanish thyme, French thyme, soup mint, Indian mint, country borage
  
2
   Species  australis R. Br.
syn. Plectranthus parviflorus
3
   Species  blumei (Benth.) Launert
syn. Coleus scutellarioides
4
   Species  esculentus N. E. Br.
common name: kaffir potato
5
   Species  nummularius Briq.
syn. Plectranthus verticillatus
6
   Species  parviflorus Willd.
common name: little spurflower
7
   Species  scutellarioides (L.) R. Br.
syn. Coleus scutellarioides
8
   Species  verticillatus (L. f.) Druce
common name: whorled plectranthus

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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