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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 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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Coleus was a genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for coleus

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Google previewIntegrative Medicine (2012)

by David Rakel

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

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

1:476,1:478–9 Coleus blumeiviroid 1 ...

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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

coleus (Coleus blumei and Coleus pumilus), garden sage (Salvia officinalis). (Rancho Ololiuqui, Xalpa, and Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico, 1996) MuscleRelaxing Effects Different Artemisia spp.

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

mealy bugs and greenhouse white fly are sucking insects often infesting Coleus. Regular spraying with insecticides # 15 or # 13, or, in the greenhouse, fumigation or aerosol treatments are ...

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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition (2012)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

Coleus forskohlii extract may ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2010)

by Walter P. Wright

Coleuses (see Coleus) Cyclamen (see Bulbs) Oiascia (see Annuals) Krancoas (see Francoa) Gerberas (see Gerbera) Gloxinias (see Gloxinia) Grevillea robusta (see Grevillea) Humea elegans {see Humea) ...

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 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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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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