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    • A genus of gamopetalous plants regarding the order…
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plectranthus definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of gamopetalous plants regarding the order Labiatæ, tribe Ocimoideæ, and subtribe Euocimeæ, described as the longer and concave anterior corolla-lobe, four perfect stamens, calyx with five equal or unequal teeth, the posterior tooth sometimes bigger, and this or the corolla usually prolonged, below into a spur or sac.
    • any one of different decorative plants of this genus Plectranthus
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