EPPO Global Database

Coleus barbatus(PLFBA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PLFBA
  • Preferred name: Coleus barbatus
  • Authority: (Andrews) Don


Western Asia (Arabia), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Indochina (Thailand), China, Zaïre to Sudan and Tanzania.Used medicinally. Introduced in southern Africa

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Plectranthus comosus Sims

Common names
Name Language
Indian borage English
máo hóu qiào ruǐ huā Chinese
毛喉鞘蕊花 Chinese
bangun-bangun Indonesian