Definition of Celosia cristata
1. Noun. Garden annual with featherlike spikes of red or yellow flowers.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Celosia Cristata
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 ..."