Taxon profile


Celosia argentea L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Amaranthaceae »  genus Celosia - cock's comb

Scientific synonyms

Amaranthus purpureus Nieuwl.
Celosia coccinea L.
Celosia debilis S. Moore
Celosia huttonii Mast.
Celosia margaritacea L.
Celosia marilandica Retz.
Celosia pallida Salisb.
Celosia pyramidalis Burm.
Celosia swinhoei Hemsl.

Other names

= Celosia
= Feathered Amaranth
= Red Fox
= Silver Cock's Comb


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

varietas Celosia argentea var. cristata (L.) Kuntze - Crested Cock's Comb

Celosia argentea var. cristata - Crested Cock's Comb

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Celosia argentea L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Celosia argentea L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Celosia argentea L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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