Celosia argentea L.

Common name

English: Silver Cockscomb

German: Silber-Brandschopf

Mandarin: 青葙 (qing xiang)

Portuguese: Crista-de-galo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Caryophyllales (100)

        Family: Amaranthaceae (15) (family description)

          Genus: Celosia (1)

           Epithet: argentea L. (2)

argentea => silvery

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet, pink, red, orange, yellow, white

External links

Check for Celosia argentea at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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