Origin of coleusModern Latin from Classical Greek koleos, a sheath: so named because of the way in which the stamens are joined
any of a genus (Coleus) of plants of the mint family, native to Africa and the East Indies, grown for their bright-colored leaves
Any of various plants in the mint family formerly of the genus Coleus, especially Solenostemon scutellarioides and some species in the genus Plectranthus, native to tropical Africa and Asia and widely grown as ornamentals for their multicolored leaves.
Origin of coleusNew Latin Coleus genus name from Greek koleos sheath (from the way the filaments of its stamens are joined in a tube) ; see kel-1 in Indo-European roots.
- A plant of several species of the mint family, cultivated for its bright-colored or variegated leaves.
From the former genus name Coleus, from Ancient Greek κολεός (koleos, “a sheath”), referring to the manner in which the stamens are united.
- During that time, the subjects did in fact lose weight but the results of whether the weight loss was attributable to Coleus forskohlii were inconclusive.
- Coleus forskohlii is a plant indigenous to India that has been used as a natural remedy for nearly 2000 years.
- Coleus, with its variegated bronze and green foliage, adds great color and interest.
- Clianthus Clivia Cobaea* Coleus Coprosma Cordyline Correa Cuphea Cyclamen Cyperus Cytisus Darwinia (Genetyllis) Diosma Dracaena Eccremocarpus* Epacris Epiphyllum Erica Eriostemon Erythrina Eucalyptus Eupatorium Eurya Ficus Fuchsia Grevillea Haemanthusf Heliotropium Hibiscus Hoya* Hydrangea Impatiens Jasminum * Justicia Kalosanthes Lachenaliaf Lantana Lapageria * Liliumt Lophospermum* Mandevillea* Manettia* Mutisia* Myrsiphyllum* Maurandya * Nerinef Nerium Pelargonium Petunia Pimelia Plumbago* Polianthesf Primula Rhododendron Richardia (Calla) f Salvia Sarracenia Solanum Sparmannia Statice Strelitzia Streptocarpus Swainsonia Tacsonia* Tecoma Tradescantia Vallotaf Spring Bedding.
- The Alternantheras, Amaranthuses, Iresines and Coleus Verschaffelti furnish high and warm colours; while Pyrethrum Parthenium aureum yields greenish-yellow; Thymus citriodorus aureus, yellowish; Mesembryanthemum cordifolium variegatum, creamy yellow; Centaureas and others, white; Lobelia Erinus, blue; and the succulent Echeverias and Sempervivums, glaucous rosettes, which last add much to the general effect.