Celosia argentea L.

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Synonyms: Celosia cristata L.
Common names: Cockscomb (English)
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Malawi distribution: S
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Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 38 - 39. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Celosia argentea
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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Celosia argentea

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Celosia argentea
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Wikipedia: Celosia argentea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Celosia argentea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=216820, retrieved 16 April 2024

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