Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Coleus graveolens (R.Br.) A.J.Paton
Paton, A.J. et al (2019) Phytokeys 129: 53.
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 1-2 m tall.
Leaf blades about 4.5-10.5 x 2.5-7.5 cm, hairy on both the upper and lower surfaces, petioles about 2-4.5 cm long. Numerous glands on the underside of the leaf blade.
Calyx persistent, about 4-5 mm long. Nutlets flattened(?) +/- orbicular (?), about 0.8-1 x 0.75-0.95 mm. Cotyledons less than 1 mm long.
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Endemic to Australia, occurs in CYP, NEQ, CEQ and southwards as far as south-eastern New South Wales. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 750 m (?). Usually grows in rocky areas in open forest but also found in monsoon forest and rain forest.
Plectranthus graveolens R.Br., Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae : 506 (1810). Lectotype: "Queensland, Port Clinton, 22nd Aug. 1802, R. Brown (BM, photo BRI; K)."