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coleus

Saltos de línea: co¦leus
Pronunciación: /ˈkəʊlɪəs
 
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Definición de coleus en inglés:

sustantivo

A tropical SE Asian plant of the mint family with brightly coloured variegated leaves, popular as a houseplant.
  • Genus Solenostemon (formerly Coleus), family Labiatae
Example sentences
  • Late-spring-to-frost annuals include the numerous sun coleuses, cleomes, periwinkles and zinnias.
  • I've had great success with basil, begonias, coleus, impatients, tomatoes, and tomatillos.
  • In summer months, bright annuals such as impatiens, begonia, and coleus make attractive companion plants.

Origen

modern Latin, from Greek koleos 'sheath' (because of the way the stamens are joined together, resembling a sheath).

Words that rhyme with coleus

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