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Noun1.Amaranthus - large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbsAmaranthus - large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
amaranth family, Amaranthaceae, family Amaranthaceae - cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
amaranth - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food
Amaranthus spinosus, thorny amaranth - erect annual of tropical central Asia and Africa having a pair of divergent spines at most leaf nodes
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MR W TIDMAN of Beckfoot Drive, Woodway Park, writes: I must say how much I enjoyed reading John Overton's letter regarding corvettes, as I served on HMS Amaranthus for quite a while (Any Questions, August 30).
Fresh flower options: safflower, coffeeberry, amaranthus, 'Blue Lace' scabiosa, burnt orange watsonia, German thistle, orange gerbera, seeded eucalyptus, yellow aster, rose
If you have a greenhouse, conservatory or patio which is warm in summer, then for a really dazzling display of bright yellow leaves you could try the half-hardy annual Amaranthus 'Aurora'.
A ADRIENNE SAYS: You must include sweet peas, calendulas, clarkia, cosmos, sunflowers and amaranthus plus any other hardy annuals that take your fancy.
A threatened plant, Amaranthus pumilus, has been making a comeback along East Coast shorelines for the past 10 years.
Amaranthus Bittersweet is an attractive foliage plant with unusual flower spikes that are ideal for use in dried arrangements.
Red Charlotte roses and red coffee bean berries accented the bouquet, and hanging rubrum amaranthus cascaded downward.
Grain amaranth belongs to the cosmopolitan Amaranthus genus of some 60 species [2].
The event will include tips on growing exotic fare from India, the Far East, Africa and the Caribbean such as mustard greens, amaranthus, methi and callaloo.
Otherwise known as amaranthus, it forms a really eyecatching feature within your summer bedding displays.