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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 previewThe Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.

by Shaw, Ellen Eddy

Begonias will flourish in the shade; while the strong point about coleus is that of beauty of foliage. "To those of you who have started outdoor ...

Google previewIntegrative Medicine (2012)

by David Rakel

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

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 previewWedding Flowers (2010)

A Complete Illustrated Guide to Ideas for Bouquets, Ceremony Decor, and Reception Centerpieces by Sharon Naylor, Rich Penrose, 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 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 previewAn Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1913)

by Walter Page Wright

Coleuses (see Coleus ) Cyclamen (see Bulbs) Diascia (see Annuals) Francoas (see Francoa) Gerberas (see Gerbera) Gloxinias (see Gloxinia) Grevillea robusta (see Grevillea) Humea ...

Google previewA New Bislama Dictionary (2003)

by Terry Crowley

coleus ( Coleus spp., usually scutellarioides) Also kala lif 2. croton (Codiaeum variegatum ) Also ria. lif kokonas n. coconut frond lif laplapn. large leaf used to wrap pudding ...

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 previewInterior Landscape Dictionary (1992)

by Joelle Steele

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

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips

Many summer bedding plants, including impatiens, begonias, geraniums, and coleus can be overwintered this way. Rooted cuttings take up less space indoors than entire plants, and there is less chance of inadvertently overwintering ...

Google previewYoung People's Science Encyclopedia (1970)

Coal gas Coal tar Cobalt Cocaine Cockle Cockroach Cocoa Coconut Cocoon Cod Coelacanth Coelenterata Coelom Coffee Cohesion Coke Cola Cold Coleus Colloidal state Color Colorblindness Colorimeter Columbine Coma Combustion ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1L1E1U1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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