Taxon: Kohleria amabilis (Planch. & Linden) Fritsch

Genus: Kohleria
Family: Gesneriaceae
Nomen number: 21239
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 50:413. 1913
Name Verified on: 04-Feb-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Feb-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Colombia - Cundinamarca, - Tolima

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kvist, L. P. & L. E. Skog 1992. Revision of Kohleria (Gesneriaceae) Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 79:44-46.

Check other web resources for Kohleria amabilis (Planch. & Linden) Fritsch :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Kohleria amabilis cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.