Plectranthus monostachyus is a slightly succulent, aromatic, usually annual plant, though perennial forms where the stems can become more or less woody are also known. The branched stems can be erect or decumbent, up to 100cm long.
Description: Plectranthus socotranus is a very small, compact succulent member of this genus in the mint family. It forms an upright subshrub to about 30(-60) cm tall with fleshy elliptic light green leaves. These are smooth, with a slight silvery cast on the upper surface, sculptured with raised veins decorating the convex lower surface. It is the only succulent-leaved labiate on Socotra. The.
Statistics. The Plant List includes 768 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Plectranthus.Of these 406 are accepted species names. The Plant List includes a further 65 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Plectranthus.We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank.
Other common names Swedish ivy. Synonyms Plectranthus australis misapplied Plectranthus Swedish ivy. Family Lamiaceae. Genus Plectranthus can be annuals, evergreen perennials or shrubs, with opposite, ovate or heart-shaped, sometimes fleshy leaves, and 2-lipped, tubular flowers borne in whorls forming spikes or panicles.
Plectranthus ecklonii is a soft, erect, fast growing shrub to 3 m tall. The leaves are arranged in opposite pairs on the square stems, the latter with tufts of purplish hairs along the nodes. The ovate to ellilptical leaves are fairly large 74-190 x 35-115 mm bearing a wedge shaped base and acute apex. The inflorescence is a terminal panicle to 370 mm long. The two-lipped corolla is 15-24 mm.
Plectranthus have been familiar houseplants for years. Lately they have grown increasingly popular for outdoor use as well. Their lovely scalloped foliage and trailing habit are perfect for annual plantings or cascading from hanging baskets on a porch or pergola. The variegated form lends an added dimension of color when mixed with bright flowering plants. Create colorful and carefree.
Plectranthus is a large and widespread genus with a diversity of ethnobotanical uses. The genus is plagued with numerous nomenclatural disharmonies that make it difficult to collate accurate data on the uses. The aim of this review is to gather together all ethnobotanical information on Plectranthus and to map the data onto the most up-to-date phylogenetic classification in order to see if.
Plectranthus ecklonii Join the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9. Join now. Listed in the RHS Plant Finder. Why are there no more details? This plant is listed in the RHS Plant Finder book. At present our information about this plant is limited to a list of the nurseries that supply it. In time we will be adding more details including a description, growing information, advice and.
Plectranthus are exceptionally easy to propagate and can be produced very easily with little special treatment. Most propagation is done from cuttings during the early part of summer and spring. Although the cuttings will root at any time of the year, they have a long summer ahead to establish if they are propagated at this time. Cuttings may take the form of soft-wood, semi-hardwood, but tip.
The Plants Database includes the following 6 species of Plectranthus. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Native Introduced Native and Introduced. Plectranthus amboinicus Mexican mint Plectranthus barbatus forskohlii Plectranthus ciliatus.
Plectranthus, with some 350 species, is a genus of warm-climate plants occurring largely in the Southern Hemisphere, in sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, India and the Indonesian archipelago down to Australia and some Pacific Islands. They are closely related to Solenostemon and are known as the spurflowers.Several species are grown as ornamental plants, as leaf vegetables, as root vegetables.
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Plectranthus rotundifolius is an aromatic, perennial, semi-succulent plant producing erect or decumbent stems that can be 30 - 100cm long from a tuberous rootstock. The plant forms new tubers in clusters around the bases of the stems.
How to Propagate Plectranthus. The genus Plectranthus includes more than 350 species of annual and perennial plants, including commonly grown ornamentals such as Cuban oregano (P. amboinicus.
Plectranthus are part of the mint family and closely related to Solenostemon (coleus). Noteworthy CharacteristicsMany species are fast-growing. Attractive, aromatic, soft foliage which often has scalloped, toothed or wavy edges. CarePlectranthus needs well-drained soil of moderate fertility in dappled shade. If grown indoors, provide full light but with protection from hot sun. Water freely.Plectranthus amboinicus, once identified as Coleus amboinicus, is a semi-succulent perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae with a pungent oregano-like flavor and odor.The origin of Plectranthus amboinicus is unknown, but it may be native to Africa, and possibly India.Plectranthus amboinicus is widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere in the tropics where it is used as a spice and ornamental.Plectranthus is a large and widespread genus with a diversity of ethnobotanical uses. The genus is plagued with numerous nomenclatural disharmonies that make it difficult to collate accurate data.