Retrieved 21 January Celosia linearis Sweet ex Hook. Views Read Edit View history. The high oxalic acid content makes the leaves less suitable for fresh consumption. It could also cover phenomena such as "plant flowering" or "chewing rates".
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Publisher Timber Press Inc. Wet rot or stem rot caused by Choanephora cucurbitarumthe main disease of amaranth during the wet season, is sometimes serious in densely planted celosia. It could also cover phenomena such as "plant flowering" or argenttea rates". In DR Congo the plant is associated with occult and witchcraft beliefs.
Celosia argentea very decorative flowers.
In the market, the plants are tied into small-sized bundles of 0. An ornamental variety - the leaves can still be eaten! Celosia Leaf vegetables Plants described in Fruit an ovoid to globose capsule 3—4 mm long, circumscissile, few-seeded.
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Inflorescence a dense many-flowered ceolsia, 2. Year ISBN Description Excellent book, covering over 1, species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Erect annual herb up to 2 m tall; stem ridged, glabrous, branches up to 25 per plant, ascending.
Showing 0 of 0 comments. There are citation in scholarly articles related to Celosia argentea L. Or, Login with your user account:. The standard reference flora for Europe, it is very terse though and with very little extra information. Cosmetic substances for skin depigmentation from African dietary leaves, Celosia argentea L. Citation in scholarly articles. The leaves and flowers are edible and are grown for such use in Africa and Southeast Asia.
Lower Taxon Celosia argentea forma cristata L. With transplanting, less seed is required.
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Seed maturity starts from the basal part of the inflorescence and gradually moves up to the tip. It can also be used in soaps. It responds well celpsia nutrients; a basal fertilizer treatment is not necessary if it is grown on rich soils. Influences of organic manures and urea on aggentea nematode pests of Celosia argentea.
Views Read Edit View history. It is moderately resistant to drought and performs well under low water supply of the dry season, but severe drought promotes early flowering.
Wikispecies has information related to Celosia argentea. Hills, in arable lands, as a weed of cultivation, in harvested fields, less in plains. Leaves lanceolate-oblong to narrowly linear, acute to obtuse, shortly mucronate with the excurrent midrib, glabrous; lamina of the leaves from the centre of the main stem x 0. Back to Previous Page. Specific epithet means having tassel-like tips or crested. Shelf life of uprooted plants is extended by 2—3 days by keeping the roots in a basin with water.
They are kept covered by jute cloth and regularly watered. Amaranthus pyramidalis Noronha Celosia argentea cristata L.
If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. The leaves and tender stems are cooked into soups, sauces or stews with various ingredients including other vegetables such as onions, hot pepper and tomato, and with meat or fish and palm oil.