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Definition of the noun coleus

What does coleus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: coleuses

  1. any of various Old World tropical plants of the genus Coleus having multicolored decorative leaves and spikes of blue flowers

Alternative definition of the noun coleus

noun

  1. A plant of several species of the Mint family, cultivated for its bright-colored or variegated leaves.

Phrases with coleus

Phrases starting with the word coleus:

  1. coleus blumei
  2. Coleus pumilus
  3. Coleus barbatus
  4. Coleus tuberosus
  5. coleus amboinicus
  6. coleus aromaticus
  7. Coleus esculentus
  8. Coleus parviflorus
  9. Coleus rotundifolius
  10. Coleus scutellarioides
  11. Coleus Rotundifolius Nigra

Phrases ending with the word coleus:

  1. Dwarf Coleus
  2. genus coleus
  3. Common Coleus
  4. Machimus Coleus
  5. Species Machimus Coleus

Other phrases containing the word coleus:

  1. species Coleus pumilus
  2. species Coleus barbatus
  3. species Coleus tuberosus
  4. species Coleus esculentus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for coleus

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Google previewPrescription for Herbal Healing (2002)

by Phyllis A. Balch

Coleus. Latin names: Coleus forskohlii, also known as Plectranthus barbatus ( Lamiaceae [mint] family) GENERAL DESCRIPTION Coleus is a highly aromatic type of mint that grows on the dry slopes of the Himalayan foothills. It is also found in ...

Google previewThe why and how of Home Horticulture (1993)

by D. R. Bienz

Coleus is a favorite for novel grafting experiments because of the many colors and leaf configurations available. In addition to being a propagating mechanism, grafting is occasionally used for other horticultural purposes. Twisting together ...

Google previewAyurvedic Medicine The Principles of Traditional Practice (2014)

by Dr Vasant Lad, BAMS, MASc.

Coleus is a small perennial plant that grows on the lower foothills of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. It has received much scientific interest in recent years and is now renowned for its beneficial effect on the skin, heart, on blood pressure ...

Google previewRound the Year in the Garden (1916)

A Descriptive Guide to the Flowers of the Four Seasons, and to the Work of Each Month in the Flower, Fruit and Kitchen Garden by Harry Higgott Thomas

The Blue-flowered Coleus is an excellent plant for winter bloom in the greenhouse ; its long spikes, bearing numerous small, blue flowers, make a striking and uncommon display. Those possessing old plants may raise a fresh supply by ...

Google previewIntegrative Medicine (2012)

Coleus (Coleus forskohlii) Coleus is a fairly uncommon botanical in the United States, ...

Google previewVick's Magazine (1885)

The Coleus is a showy fellow, and its gay leaves give a bloomy look to a stand of plants on which there may not be a flower. But it is distinctively a summer plant, and is not very satisfactory for winter use, unless one can keep it in a room where ...

Google previewAmerican Homes and Gardens (1910)

Coleus is a most tender plant, and should not be set out before May 30th, but with plenty of moisture it is a fine bedder, having an ample growth, few pests to interfere with its progress, and a wealth of foliage which is unrivaled. The grape- vine ...

Google previewThe Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste (1872)

The coleus is a very tender plant; wants a regular heat of 65° to do well — needs less moisture even than the verbena. Salvias should have temperature and treatment the same as verbenas ; they both require a great deal of sunshine to flower ...

Google previewAyurvedic Medicine (2012)

The Principles of Traditional Practice by Sebastian Pole

Coleus is a small perennial plant that grows on the lower foothills of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. It has received much scientific interest in recent years and is now renowned for its beneficial effect on the skin, heart, on blood pressure ...

Google previewVick's Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1885)

The Coleus is a showy fellow, and its gay leaves give a bloomy look to a stand of plants on which there may not be a flower. But it is distinctively a summer plant, and is not very satisfactory for winter use, unless one can keep it in a room where ...

Google previewHouse & Garden (1906)

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The coleus is an excellent plant for sunny windowII _ »|.'- ' - Y FOR A SUNNY EXPOSURE FACING EAST boxes if kept carefully pruned, but it grows rather rank when left to itself. The colors should be carefully chosen and some very dark ...

Google previewA Little Maryland Garden (1909)

by Helen Ashe Hays

The coleus is a product ...

Google previewWedding Flowers (2010)

A Complete Illustrated Guide to Ideas for Bouquets, Ceremony Decor, and Reception Centerpieces by Sharon Naylor, Anna Adesanya

Coleus is a type of green• ery with lots of color in its smooth, rounded leaves. Coleus can be found in the • following color patterns: green and white; green and pink; green, pink, and white; and green and yellow. Some coleus looks like ...

Google previewThe Gardener, a Magazine of Horticulture and Floriculture (1875)

Still, though the Coleus is a weed to grow, it is not often seen in its true character, but more frequently as a lanky specimen, with only indifferently coloured foliage, in consequence of having been grown in too high a temperature, and in the ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia of Agriculture (1887)

A Treasury of Useful Information for the Farm and Household by Jonathan Periam

Coleus. Crown Jewel. B.Geranittm. Mme. Thibout. C. Blue and white Yerbenae , mixed. The border, Alternanthern autumn. l\'.—A, Scarlet Geranium. B. Coleus, Mrs. Kirkpatrick. U. Acbyranthus \'erehan'eltii. The border, Cineraria Maritime.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Cabbage to Cyperus (1889)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

COLEUS aromaticus. Medicine. — As a medicine, equal parts of the dry plant and fenu greek seeds nibbed to a fine powder, and applied warm to boils, quickly brings them to suppuration (Ainslie). The fresh leaves, ground up, are applied to ...

Google previewThe Eat Right 4 Your Type The complete Blood Type Encyclopedia (2002)

by Peter J. D'Adamo, Catherine Whitney

2% Ar- junolic acid, 250 mg: twice daily □ Coleus (Coleus forskohlii), standardized extract, 125 mg: 1 capsule, twice daily ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1907)

An Illustrated Encyclopædia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes by Walter Page Wright

The pseudobulbs Coleus are about 3" long, and bear several leaves at the apex. The flower spikes rise from the bases of the bulbs, and produce showy blooms 2" or so across. One species from Brazil is grown. It should be placed in a stove, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

COLEUS, an ornamental plant. See Horticulture, Vol.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

—Nettle- geranium, the common coleus oi gardens, Coleus Blunwi. geranomorph (Jer'a- no-mOrf), n.

Google previewInterior Landscape Dictionary (1992)

Coleus [ko-lee-us] (Painted nettle) Colocasia [ kolow-kay-see-ah| (Elephant ears) Columnea [ko-lum-nee-ah] (Goldfish ivy) ...

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

MICROGRAPH OF LONGITUDINAL SECTION THROUGH APEX OF STEM Coleus sp.

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1908)

by John Christopher Willis

Coleus Lour. Labiatae (vn). 60 sp. trop. exc. Am. Several hybrid forms with variegated and coloured leaves, are in cultivation.

Google previewThe encyclopedia of practical horticulture (1914)

a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables by William Worthington

giving contrast, and when used in combination with cannas, calad- iums, coleus, or scarlet sage most striking effects of contrast can be produced. As a background for lower growing plants the castor bean has no equal among garden ...

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