Coleus scutellarioides

Family:LAMIACEAE
Species:Coleus scutellarioides (L.)Benth.
Common Name:COMMON COLEUS
Plant Notes:This species is now placed in Coleus, following the taxonomy of Paton et al. (2019) that recognizes Plectranthus as distinct from Coleus. Prior taxonomies had differed (Pollard & Paton 2001; Paton et al 2004; Zhong et al. 2010).
Status:Not Native, FACU (NWPL)
Specimen: View details of USF Herbarium specimens

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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order LAMIALES
FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus Coleus
Species Coleus scutellarioides (L.)Benth. - COMMON COLEUS

Citation

Citation COLEUS SCUTELLARIOIDES (Linnaeus) Bentham, in Wallich, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 15. 1830.
Basionym: Ocimum scutellarioides Linnaeus 1763.
Type: INDONESIA: Amboin Island, without data (lectotype: Rumphius, Herb. Amboin. 5: t. 101. 1747. Lectotypified by Merrill, Interpr. Herb. Amboin. 560. 1917.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Highlands FLAS  
Monroe Keys FTG  
Monroe Mainland FTG  
Orange FLAS  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Calchas scutellarioides Calchas scutellarioides (Linnaeus) P. V. Heath, Calyx 6: 51. 1999.BASIONYM: Ocimum scutellarioides Linnaeus 1763. 
Coleus pumilus Coleus pumilus Blanco, Fl. Filip. 482. 1837. TYPE: PHILIPPINES: Luzon: Prov. Rizal: Barrio of Pineda, Pasig, Oct 1914, Merrill Sp. Blanco. No. 190 (neotype: K). Neotypified by Suddee et al., Kew Bull. 59: 411. 2004.
Majana pumila Majana pumila (Blanco) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 524. 1891.BASIONYM: Coleus pumilus Blanco 1837. 
Majana scutellarioides Majana scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 524. 1891.BASIONYM: Ocimum scutellarioides Linnaeus 1763. 
Ocimum scutellarioides Ocimum scutellarioides Linnaeus, Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 834. 1763. TYPE: INDONESIA: Amboin Island, without data (lectotype: Rumphius, Herb. Amboin. 5: t. 101. 1747. Lectotypified by Merrill, Interpr. Herb. Amboin. 560. 1917.
Plectranthus scutellarioides Plectranthus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) R. Brown, Prodr. 506. 1810BASIONYM: Ocimum scutellarioides Linnaeus 1763. 
Solenostemon scutellarioides Solenostemon scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Codd, Bothalia 11: 439. 1975.BASIONYM: Ocimum scutellarioides Linnaeus 1763. 
Calchas acuminata Calchas acuminata (Bentham) P. V. Heath, Calyx 5: 160. 1996.BASIONYM: Coleus acuminatus Bentham 1831. 
Calchas atropurpureus Calchas atropurpureus (Bentham) P. V. Heath, Calyx 5: 160. 1997.BASIONYM: Coleus atropurpureus Bentham 1830. 
Calchas crispipilus Calchas crispipilus (Merrill) P. V. Heath, Calyx 5: 160. 1996.BASIONYM: Coleus macranthus Merrill, var. crispipilus Merrill 1906. 
Calchas scutellarioides var. angustifolia Calchas scutellarioides (Linnaeus) P. V. Heath, var. angustifolia (Bentham) P. V. Heath, Calyx 6: 51. 1999.BASIONYM: Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. angustifolia Bentham 1870. 
Calchas scutellarioides var. crispipila Calchas scutellarioides (Linnaeus) P. V. Heath, var. crispipila (Merrill) P. V. Heath, Calyx 6: 51. 1999.BASIONYM: Coleus macranthus Merrill, var. crispipilus Merrill 1906. 
Calchas scutellarioides var. limnophila Calchas scutellarioides (Linnaeus) P. V. Heath, var. limnophila (Bentham) P. V. Heath, Calyx 6: 51. 1999.BASIONYM: Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. limnophila Bentham 1870. 
Colesu scutellarioides var. gibbsiae Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. gibbsiae (S. Moore) Keng, Gard. Bull. Singapore 24: 58. 1969.BASIONYM: Coleus gibbsiae S. Moore 1917. 
Coleus acuminatus Coleus acuminatus Bentham, Linnaea 6: 81. 1831. TYPE: PHILIPPINES: Samar: Without data, Cuming 1683 (neotype: K). Neotypified by Suddee et al., Kew Bull. 59: 411. 2004.
Coleus atropurpureus Coleus atropurpureus Bentham, in Wallich, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 16. 1830. TYPE: SINGAPORE:
Coleus atropurpureus var. densiflorus Coleus atropurpureus Bentham, var. densiflorus Bentham, Labiat. Gen. Spec. 54. 1832. TYPE: PHILIPPINES: Luzon: Manila, 1830, Chamisso s.n. (holotype: K).
Coleus atropurpureus var. javanicus Coleus atropurpureus Bentham, var. javanicus Bentham, in de Candolle, Prodr. 12: 74. 1848. TYPE: INDONESIA: Java:
Coleus atropurpureus var. ramosus Coleus atropurpureus Bentham, var. ramosus Bentham, in Wallich, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 16. 1830. TYPE: MALAYSIA:
Coleus batemannii Coleus batemannii T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 377. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus bausei Coleus bausei T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 377. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus berkeleyi Coleus berkeleyi T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 376. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus blancoi Coleus blancoi Bentham, in de Candolle, Prodr. 12: 79. 1848.BASIONYM: Coleus grandifolius Blanco 1837, non Bentham 1832. 
Coleus blumei Coleus blumei Bentham, Labiat. Gen. Spec. 56. 1832.BASIONYM: Plectranthus scutellarioides Blume 1827, non (Linnaeus) R. Brown 1810. 
Coleus blumei var. marshallii Coleus blumei Bentham, var. marshallii (T. Moore) Rothschild, Pl. Feuill. Col. 2: 74, t. 37. 1869.BASIONYM: Coleus marshallii T. Moore 1868. 
Coleus blumei var. murrayi Coleus blumei Bentham, var. murrayii (T. Moore) Rothschild, Pl. Feuill. Col. 2: 74, t. 37. 1869.BASIONYM: Coleus murrayi T. Moore 1868. 
Coleus blumei var. pectinatus Coleus blumei Bentham, var. pectinatus C. Morren, Belgique Hort. 6: 99, t. 18. 1856. TYPE: Cult. in Belgium, without data (lectotype: C. Morren, Belgique Hort. 6: t. 18. 1856). Lectotypified by A. J. Paton et al., Phytokeys 129: 94. 2019.
Coleus blumei var. telfordii Coleus blumei Bentham, var. telfordii (McPhail ex H. Laurentius) Rothschild, Pl. Feuill. Col. 2: 74, t. 37. 1869.BASIONYM: Coleus telfordii McPhail ex H. Laurentius 1868. 
Coleus clarkii Coleus clarkii T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 377. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus crispipilus Coleus crispipilus (Merrill) Merrill, Philipp. J. Sci. 5: 382. 1910.BASIONYM: Coleus macranthus Merrill, var. crispipilus Merrill 1906. 
Coleus dixii Coleus dixii T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 376. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus formosanus Coleus formosanus Hayata, in Matsumura & Hayata, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 22: 320. 1906. TYPE: TAIWAN: Kotosho, 21 Nov 1899, Miyake s.n. (holotype: TI).
Coleus gaudichaudii Coleus gaudichaudii Briquet, Annuaire Conserv. Jard. Bot. Genève 2: 237. 1898. TYEP: PHILIPPINES: Luzon: Manila area, Dec 1836, Gaudichaud-Beaupré s.n. (holotype: G).
Coleus gibbsiae Coleus gibbsiae S. Moore, in Gibbs, Fl. Arfak Mts. 178. 1917. TYPE: INDONESIA: New Guinea: Arfak Mountains, s.d., Gibbs 5909 (holotype: BM; isotypes: K, L).
Coleus gibsonii Coleus gibsonii H. J. Veitch, Gard. Chron. 18686: 432. 1866. TYPE: NEW CALEDONIA: Cult. in London,
Coleus grandifolius Coleus grandifolius Benthzm, Labiat. Gen. Spec. 54. 1832. TYPE: TIMOR:
Coleus grandifolius Coleus grandifolius Blanco, Fl. Filip. 482. 1837, non Bentham 1832. TYPE: PHILIPPINES:
Coleus hendersonii Coleus hendersonii Regel, Gartenflora 28: 244. 1879.  
Coleus hybridus Coleus hybridus Cobeau, Arch. Bot. (Forli) 4: 35. 1928.  
Coleus igolotorum Coleus Igolotorumi Briquet, Annuaire Conserv. Jard. Bot. Genève 2: 236. 1898. TYEP: PHILIPPINES: Luzon: Igolotes, s.d., Callery 48 (holotype: G; isotype: P).
Coleus ingratus Coleus ingratus (Blume) Bentham, Labiat. Gen. Spec. 53. 1832.BASIONYM: Plectranthus ingratus Blume 1826. 
Coleus integrifolius Coleus intgegrifolius Elmer, Leafl. Philipp. Bot. 7: 2696. 1915. TYPE: PHILIPPINES: Mindanao: Prov. Agusana: Cadabdaran (Mount Urdaneta), Aug 1912, Elmer 13627 (holotype: PNH; isotypes: A, BM, K, L, NY, P).
Coleus laciniatus Coleus laciniatus (Blume) Bentham, Labiat. Gen. Spec. 56. 1832.BASIONYM: Plectranthus laciniatus Blume 1826. 
Coleus macranthus var. crispipilus Coleus macranthus Merrill, var. crispipilus Merrill, Philipp. J. Sci. 1(Suppl.): 235. 1906. TYPE: PHILIPPINES: Luzon: Prov. Benguet, Suyoc to Panai, Nov 1905, Merrill 4780 (holotype: PNH; isotypes: BM, K, NY).
Coleus marmoratus Coleus marmoratus W. Bull, Proc. Roy. Hort. Soc. London 4: 133. 1864.  
Coleus marshallii Coleus marshallii T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 376. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus multicolor Coleus multicolor J. H. Veitch ex Kellock, Gard. Chronl., ser. 2. 7: 571. 1877.  
Coleus multiflorus Coleus multiflorus Bentham, Labiat. Gen. Spec. 55. 1832. TYPE: PHILIPPINES: Luzon: Manila, s.d., Perrottet s.n. (holotype: P).
Coleus murrayi Coleus murrayi T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 376. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus pubescens Coleus pubescens Merrill, Philipp. J. Sci., C. 3: 432. 1909. TYPE: PHILIPPINES: Babuyan Island, 17 Jun 1907, Eugenio Zenix, Bur. Sci. 3892 (holotype: PNH; isotype: BM).
Coleus reevesii Coleus reevesii T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 377. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus rehneltianus Coleus rehneltianus A. Berger, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 54(Beibl. 120): 197. 1915.  
Coleus ruckeri Coleus ruckeri T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 377. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus saundersii Coleus saundersii T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 376. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus savannicola Coleus savannicola K. Schumann, in K. Schumann & Lauterbach, Fl. Schutzegeb. Südsee 529. 1900. TYPE: PAPUA NEW GUINEA:
Coleus scottii Coleus scottii T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 377. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus scutellarioides var. angustifolia Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. angustifolia Bentham, Fl. Austral. 5: 80. 1870. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Northern Australia:
Coleus scutellarioides var. blumei Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. blumei (Bentham) Miquel, Fl. Ned. Ind. 2: 950. 1858.BASIONYM: Coleus blumei Bentham 1832; Plectranthus scutellarioides Blume 1827, non (Linnaeus) R. Brown 1810. 
Coleus scutellarioides var. celebicus Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. celebicus Muquel, Fl. Ned. Ind. 2: 950. 1858. TYPE: INDONESIA: Celebes:
Coleus scutellarioides var. crispipilus Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. crispipilus (Merrill) Keng, Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 24: 56. 1969.BASIONYM: Coleus macranthus Merrill, var. crispipilus Merrill 1906. 
Coleus scutellarioides var. gracilis Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. gracilus Muquel, Fl. Ned. Ind. 2: 950. 1858. TYPE: INDONESIA: Ceram:
Coleus scutellarioides var. grandifolius Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. grandifolius (Bentham) Keng, Gard. Bull. Singapore 24: 58. 1969.BASIONYM: Coleus grandifolius Bentham 1832. 
Coleus scutellarioides var. ingratus Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. ingratus (BLume) Miquel, Fl. Ned. Ind. 2: 950. 1858.BASIONYM: Plectranthus ingratus Blume 1826. 
Coleus scutellarioides var. integrifolius Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. integrifolius (Elmer) Keng, Gard. Bull. Singapore 24: 58. 1969.BASIONYM: Coleus integrifolius Elmer 1915. 
Coleus scutellarioides var. laciniatus Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. laciniatus (BLume) Miquel, Fl. Ned. Ind. 2: 950. 1858.BASIONYM: Plectranthus laciniatus Blume 1826. 
Coleus scutellarioides var. laxa Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. laxa Bentham, Fl. Austral. 5: 80. 1870. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Northern Australia:
Coleus scutellarioides var. limnophila Coleus scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Bentham, var. limnophila Bentham, Fl. Austral. 5: 80. 1870. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Northern Australia:
Coleus secundiflorus Coleus secundiflorus Bentham, Labiat. Gen. Spec. 55. 1832. TYPE: TIMOR:
Coleus telfordii Coleus telfordii McPhail ex H. Laurentius, Nursery Cat. (H. Laurentius) 40: 3. 1868.  
Coleus tryonii Coleus tryonii Anonymous, Fl. Mag. (London), ser. 2. 1: t. 34. 1872. TYPE: Cult. in England, without data (lectotype: Anonymous, Fl. Mag. (London), ser. 2. 1: t. 34. 1872). Lectotypified by A. J. Paton et al., Phytokeys 129: 94. 2019.
Coleus veitchii Coleus veitchii Dombrain, Fl. Mag. (London) 6: t. 345. 1867. TYPE: NEW CALEDONIA: Cult. in London,
Coleus verschaffeltii Coleus verschaffeltii Lemaire, Ill. Hort. 8: t. 293. 1861. TYPE: INDONESIA: Java: Cult. in France, without data (lectotype: Lemaire, Ill. Hort. 8: t. 293. 1861). Lectotypified by Suddee et al., Kew Bull. 59: 411. 2004.
Coleus verschaffeltii var. marmoratus Coleus verschaffeltii Lemaire, var. marmoratus (W. Bull) André, Pl. Feuill. Ornem. 144. 1866.BASIONYM: Coleus marmoratus W. Bull 1864. 
Coleus verschaffeltii var. splendens Coleus verschaffeltii Lemaire, var. splendens Anonymous, Garden (London 1871-1927) 5: 54. 1874.  
Coleus wilsonii Coleus wilsonii T. Moore, Gard. Chron. 1868: 377. 1868, pro hybr.  
Coleus zschokkei Coleus zschokkei Merrill, Philipp. J. Sci., C. 5: 382. 1910. TYPE: PHILIPPINES: Luzon: Prov. Benguet: Mount Pulog, May 1909, Merrill 6529 (holotype: PNH; isotypes: K, NY, P).
Majana acuminata Majana acuminata (Bentham) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 524. 1891.BASIONYM: Coleus acuminatus Bentham 1831. 
Majana blancoi Majana blancoi (Bentham) IKuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 524. 1891.BASIONYM: Coleus blancoi Bentham 1848; Coleus grandifolius Blanco 1837, non Bentham 1832. 
Majana grandifolia Majana grandifolia (Bentham) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 524. 1891BASIONYM: Coleus grandifolius Bentham 1832. 
Majana multiflora Majana multiflora (Bentham) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 524. 1891.BASIONYM: Coleus multiflorus Bentham 1832. 
Majana scutellarioides var. atropurpureus Majana scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Kuntze, var. atropurpurea (Bentham) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 524. 1891.BASIONYM: Coleus atropurpureus Bentham 1830. 
Majana scutellarioides var. blumei Majana scutellarioides (Linnaeus) Kuntze, var. blumei (Bentham) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 524. 1891.BASIONYM: Coleus blumei Bentham 1832; Plectranthus scutellarioides Blume 1827, non (Linnaeus) R. Brown 1810. 
Majana secundiflora Majana secundiflora (Bentham) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 524. 1891.BASIONYM: Coleus secundiflorus Bentham 1832. 
Ocimum peltatum Ocimum peltatum Schweigger ex Schrank, Denkschr. Königl.-Baier. Bot. Ges. Regensburg 2: 55. 1822. TYPE: BRAZIL: Cult. in Germany,
Plectranthus blumei Plectranthus blumei (Bentham) Launert, Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 7: 301. 1968.BASIONYM: Coleus blumei Bentham 1832; Plectranthus scutellarioides Blume 1827, non (Linnaeus) R. Brown 1810. 
Plectranthus ingratus Plectranthus ingratus Blume, Bijdr. 836. 1826. TYPE: INDONESIA: Java: G. Parang, s.d., Blume 992 (lectotype: L). Lectotypified by Keng, Gard. Bull. Singapore 24: 13-180. 1969.
Plectranthus laciniatus Plectranthus laciniatus Blume, Bijdr. 838. 1826. TYPE: INDONESIA: Java: Without data, Blume s.n. (lectotype: L). Lectotypified by Keng, Gard. Bull. Singapore 24: 13-180. 1969.
Plectranthus nudiflorus Plectranthus nudiflorus Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 3: 168. 1800.  
Plectranthus scutellarioides Plectranthus scutellarioides Blume, Bijdr. 837. 1827, non (Linnaeus) R. Brown 1810. TYPE: INDONESIA: Java: Without data, Blume s.n. (lectotype: L). Lectotypified by Suddee et al., Kew Bull. 59: 411. 2004.
Solenostemon blumei Solenostemon blumei (Bentham) M. Gómez de la Maza y Jiménez, Bol. Secr. Agric. Comerc. Trab., Cuba 22: 127. 1914.BASIONYM: Coleus blumei Bentham 1832; Plectranthus scutellarioides Blume 1827, non (Linnaeus) R. Brown 1810. 

Specimens

Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
Mexico Guerrero Aug 1984 B. Lopez C. 7-51
Mexico Guerrero Xochistlahuaca Mun. 01 Jul 1984 B. Lopez C. 7-8 Amuzgo name: ljaa' ts'oom ta nmaa
USA Florida Polk Co. Sep 1973 V. W. Yingst s.n. CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Polk Co. Sep 1973 V. W. Yingst s.n. CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Polk Co. Sep 1973 V. W. Yingst s.n. CULTIVATED.
Puerto Rico Ciales Mun. 28 Nov 1981 B. F. Hansen 9471
Jamaica Surrey Co. St. Thomas Par. 04 Aug 1963 M. R. Crosby 1038
Puerto Rico Rio Grande Mun. 02 Dec 1981 B. F. Hansen 9578
Jamaica Surrey Co. Portland Par. Apr 1967 R. E. Vagner 125
Puerto Rico Las Marías Mun. 31 Oct 1993 M. Nee 44095
St. Vincent & the Grenadines St. Vincent Charlotte Par. 12 Apr 1962 G. R. Cooley 8625
USA Florida Polk Co. 24 Jun 1972 D. Burch 6306 CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Manatee Co. 31 Jul 1970 D. Burch 3874 CULTIVATED.
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