Definition of Globe amaranth
1. Noun. Tropical American herb having rose to red or purple flowers that can be dried without losing color.
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Gomphrena, Gomphrena
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Literary usage of Globe amaranth
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1. The Flower Garden: Or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1856)
"A pretty hardy annual, with blue, and a variety with white, flowers, in clusters or heads ; from June to August; two feet high. GOMPHRENA. globe amaranth. ..."
2. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1853)
"The New globe amaranth. By JOHN LEWIS RUSSELL, Prof, of Botany to the Mass. Hort. Society. IT is always pleasant to be introduced to a new plant. ..."
3. Flora historica: or, The three seasons of the British parterre historically by Henry Phillips (1829)
"globe amaranth. Gomphrena Globosa. ff Natural Order same as the foregoing, ... crowned with garlands of flowers, among which the globe amaranth is the ..."
4. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Perennial globe amaranth. Nat. of South America. Cult. 1732, by James Sherard, ... Trailing globe amaranth. Celosia procumbens. Jacqu. ic. 1. t. 51. ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"This genus includes the globe amaranth, a common everlasting flower of easy culture. It is also known as Bachelor's Button, though two other utterly ..."