Plant Database forum: Accepted name, Coleus / Plectranthus?

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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Feb 28, 2018 9:39 AM CST
Could somebody please edit so the genus name displays as uniform across cultivars?
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plantladylin
Feb 28, 2018 10:35 AM CST
CoL shows Coleus ambionicus as accepted: http://www.catalogueoflife.org... and Plectranthus ambionicus as a synonym: http://www.catalogueoflife.org...
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Feb 28, 2018 10:39 AM CST
Looks like these two need the Genus name changed to Coleus:
Variegated Cuban Oregano (Coleus amboinicus 'Variegatus')
Green-Margined Cuban Oregano (Coleus amboinicus 'Wedgewood')
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Feb 28, 2018 10:51 AM CST
Yes, whichever is the accepted at the moment, the entries should match, with the same genus name.
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zuzu
Feb 28, 2018 11:57 AM CST

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Thank you. Those two cultivar entries have been corrected.
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Feb 28, 2018 2:21 PM CST
TYVM!
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variegatagal
May 14, 2018 12:31 PM CST
I submitted a data proposal to change Coleus to Plectranthus based on these Wikipedia entries.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
May 14, 2018 12:38 PM CST
Wikipedia often has a good and accurate article, but is not a source of any information. It's all second-hand. The links at the bottom of each article are the sources used for each article. As far as I know, Coleus has recently been renamed BACK to Coleus.
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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
May 14, 2018 12:43 PM CST

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You're right, Tiffany. Coleus is back.

http://www.catalogueoflife.org...

http://www.catalogueoflife.org...
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
May 14, 2018 12:50 PM CST
I vaguely remembered celebrating that when I read variegatagal 's post... but wasn't 100% sure it was a real memory or just a fun dream I'd had.
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