Coleus

 

Coleus

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Coleus
Hybrid Coleus leaves
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Solenostemon
Species

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Solenostemon is a genus of perennial plants, native to tropical AfricaAsiaAustralia, the East Indies, theMalay Archipelago, and the Philippines. They are commonly known as Coleus, a name which derives from an earlier classification under the genus name Coleus, species of which are currently included in eitherSolenostemon or another genus, Plectranthus.

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