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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


  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 Dazo
  2. Coleus Doba
  3. Coleus Baumii
  4. coleus blumei
  5. Coleus Bojeri
  6. Coleus Edulis
  7. Coleus Elatus
  8. Coleus Eureka
  9. Coleus Heynei
  10. Coleus Hockii
  11. Coleus Huberi
  12. Coleus Luteus
  13. Coleus Mannii
  14. Coleus Mollis
  15. Coleus Ovatus
  16. Coleus Repens
  17. Coleus Tryoni
  18. Coleus Vaalae

Phrases ending with the word coleus:

  1. Dwarf Coleus
  2. genus 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 Clinician's Handbook of Natural Medicine (2015)

by Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., Michael T. Murray, Herb Joiner-Bey

Coleus is an Ayurvedic herb that activates adenylate cyclase, increasing cAMP. The constituent forskolin, a diterpene, ...

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 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 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 previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

from leaf glands and leaves of African Coleus species (Lamiaceae). C. are mostly tricyclic (hydrophenanthrene type) crystalline compounds with yellow to red colors. To date about 20 different ...

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

by Sir George Watt

COLEUS aromaticus. Medicine. — As a medicine, equal parts of the dry plant and fenugreek 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 Encyclopaedia Britannica (1889)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes


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 ...

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) ...

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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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