flame nettle

noun
any of various Old World tropical plants of the genus Coleus having multicolored decorative leaves and spikes of blue flowers
Syn: ↑coleus
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Coleus

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noun
: a plant of the genus Coleus

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