An Asian plant of the mint family with medicinal and culinary uses. It is regarded as an invasive weed in some areas.
- Perilla frutescens, family Labatiae
More example sentences
- A black and green garden collection of 96 plants costs £120 and includes dark dahlias, cosmos, perilla and scabiosa and green euphorbias, gladiolus and zinnia.
- Few plants have made such a splash so quickly as Magilla perilla.
- Two examples of herbs in this category include Pinellia and perilla.
Definition of perilla in:
- The Spanish dictionary