An annual Asian plant (Perilla frutescens) having contrary leaves, a bell-shaped calyx, and flowers with a brief, white, tubular corolla. Its extensively developed as an ornamental as well as for its oily seeds.
The oil from the seeds with this plant, trusted in the manufacture of paint, varnish, and artificial leather and as an alternative for linseed oil.
The plant shiso
A genus of labiate natural herbs, that one species (Perilla ocimoides, or Perilla Nankinensis) is actually developed because of its purple or variegated foliage.
A genus of annual natural herbs regarding the purchase Labiatæ, tribe Satureineæ, and subtribe Menthoideæ, understood because of the four perfect didynamous stamens, the reticulated nutlets, in addition to declined two-lipped fruiting calyx.