Definition of Celosia cristata

1. Noun. Garden annual with featherlike spikes of red or yellow flowers.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Celosia Cristata

Celestial City
Celestial Empire
Celestial Sphere
Celestin
Celestin tube
Celia
Celina
Celine
Celli
Cellini
Cellosolve
Cellosolves
Celosia
Celosia argentea
Celosia argentea cristata
Celosia cristata
Celsius
Celsius scale
Celsus' area
Celsus' papules
Celsus' vitiligo
Celsus kerion
Celt
Celt-Iberian
Celt-Iberians
Celtchar
Celtiberian
Celtiberians
Celtic
Celtic Sea

Literary usage of Celosia cristata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Flower Garden: Or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1856)
"celosia cristata is common in most gardens. The following account is inserted, to give some idea of what may be done by artificial means. ..."

2. Flora historica: or, The three seasons of the British parterre historically by Henry Phillips (1829)
"This annual plant is raised by sowing the seeds in a hotbed, as directed for the other kinds of Amaranth. CRESTED AMARANTH, oa COCK'S COMB. celosia cristata ..."

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