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Colebrookea oppositifolia.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Colebrookea
Species: C. oppositifolia
Binomial name
Colebrookea oppositifolia
  • Buchanania Sm. 1806 not Spreng. 1802
  • Sussodia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don
  • Elsholtzia oppositifolia (Sm.) Poir.
  • Sussodia oppositifolia (Sm.) Buch.-Ham.
  • Buchanania oppositifolia Sm.
  • Colebrookea ternifolia Roxb.

Colebrookea is a genus of plants in the Lamiaceae, first described in 1806. It contains only one known species, Colebrookea oppositifolia, native to India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Assam, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand and Yunnan.[1][2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Flora of China Vol. 17 Page 264 羽萼木 yu e mu Colebrookea oppositifolia Smith, Exot. Bot. 2: 111. 1806.
  3. ^ Rahman, M.O. (2004). Second list of angiospermic taxa of Bangladesh not included in Hooker's 'Flora of British India' and Prain's 'Bengal Plants': series I. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 11: 77-82.
  4. ^ Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004. Makinoa 5: 1-102.
  5. ^ Khanam, M. & Hassan, M.A. (2008). Lamiaceae. Flora of Bangladesh 58: 1-161. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.