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Common name

English: Silver Cockscomb

German: Silber-Brandschopf

Mandarin: 青葙 (qing xiang)

Portuguese: Crista-de-galo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Caryophyllales (121)

        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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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