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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 previewLearning about & Living with Insects of the Southwest (1994)

How to Identify Helpful, Harmful, and Venomous Insects by Floyd G. Werner, Carl E. Olson

This descriptive name is applied to several different wingless, powder-covered, oval sucking insects that live on various house plants, Coleus is a favorite. Some mealybugs have filaments at the tip of ...

Google previewIntegrative Medicine (2012)

by David Rakel

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

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 previewWedding Flowers (2009)

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 previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

Pandanus Candelabrum variegatus ; Enlalia japonica foliis variegata ; Bex Begonias : Coleus j and Forns. Amongst flowering plants there aro a host of Cactuses, including Cereus flagelliformis (Hat's Tail Cactus), C. Berlandieri, C. cms- ...

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 previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1897)

A Dictionary of Cultivated Plants, Etc by Thomas William Saunders

Flame Nettle (Coleus Blumei)—aee Coleus. Flamingo Plant {Anthurium Scherzerianum) — see Anthurium, Flannel Plant (Verbascum Thapsus)— see Verbascum. Flap Dock (Digitalis purpurea) -see Digitalis. Flaw Flower (Anemone Pulsatilla) ...

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 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 ...

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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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