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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Benguellia
Species: B. lanceolata
Binomial name
Benguellia lanceolata
(Gürke) G.Taylor

Orthosiphon lanceolatus Gürke

Benguellia is a genus of plants in the Lamiaceae, first described in 1931. It contains only one known species, Benguellia lanceolata, endemic to Angola.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b "Benguellia lanceolata (Gürke) G.Taylor, J. Bot. 69(Suppl. 2): 156 (1931)". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Archived from the original on 31 October 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  2. ^ Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  3. ^ "Benguellia lanceolata (Gürke) G. Taylor". Tropicos. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved October 17, 2016.