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Related to Solenostemon: Solenostemon scutellarioides, coleus
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Noun1.Solenostemon - genus of shrubby often succulent herbs of tropical Africa and Asia; includes some plants often placed in genus Coleus
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family - a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
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Coleus, also known as solenostemon, is unsurpassed for adding intense, hot colour to a tropical-themed display.
Comparative effects of different triazoles compounds on antioxidant metabolism of Solenostemon rotundifolius.
In cooler climes, sub Cordyline 'Festival Grass', Canna 'Tropicanna' or 'Tropicanna Black', or some Solenostemon.
In County Durham national collections include geranium (Frosterley); cordydalis (Durham); solenostemon (Shotton); polemonium (Trimdon Station) and jovibarba, or house leeks, (Eggleston).