Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Plectranthus
Family: Lamiaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
madagascariensis var. madagascariensis
NOTES

A sprawling, shortly hairy perennial with obscurely toothed, ovate, leathery leaves which are deeply veined.


AUTHORITY
(Pers.) Benth.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers are borne in verticels. The 5-toothed tubular calyx has dark edges. The bracts fall off rapidly
Colour: White
Common Name
Forest sage
Spoorsalie
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush on the Geelhout side
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Respiratory treatments
Used for coughs and chest complaints
Skin treatments
Crushed leaves are applied for scabies
Months
October
November
December
January
February
March
April
Synonyms for Species
Plectranthus hirtus



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