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 (sə-lō′zhə, -zhē-ə)

[New Latin Cēlosia, genus name, from Greek kēlos, dry, burnt (from its color), from kaiein, to burn.]
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(Plants) See cockscomb2
[New Latin, from Greek kēlos dry, burnt (from the appearance of the flowers of some species)]
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Noun1.celosia - annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and AfricaCelosia - annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
amaranth family, Amaranthaceae, family Amaranthaceae - cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
Celosia argentea, red fox - weedy annual with spikes of silver-white flowers
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I find, too, that sometimes I can keep some of my summer plants like lantana and begonias and just add some fall interest such as coleus and maybe a little dusty miller or celosia. All help to give a summer container a lift as you move into fall.
On the other hand, Loreto Rinsulat Celosia, a former team leader of Guerrilla Front 21-A, was apprehended through a joint AFP-PNP law enforcement operation in Purok 4, Barangay Wawa, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur on July 14.
Salvias, begonias, petunias, fuchsia, snapdragon, marigolds, cosmos, celosia, verbenas and amaranthus - whether you grow from seed or pick up trays of plug plants in your local garden centre, make sure your plot this summer is a brilliant one!
The officials said marigolds and celosia are among the flowers sown in autumn.
Very few have remained to export the flowers to the export market,"Some of the varieties that can grow in the region are Mobydick flower, Ammi flowers, Arabicum, Cubarol and Celosia.One advantage of the region is the high temperatures that favour fast maturity of the flowers.
The smoothing cream-like gel also reduces uneven texture and has seven other plant extracts - organic aquatic mint, celosia, baccharis, scabious, horse chestnut, sunflower phospholipids and hazelnut oil - to help fight lumps and bumps.
Beautiful and unique organic cut flower varieties like Celosia Supercrest Mix or Chief Red Flame are now available.
The venue was styled by designer Ito Kish, while Malacanang florists provided the roses, carnations, celosia and mokara orchids.
Alana Giarrano, an undergraduate, appeared with a box containing milk thistle, St John's wort, stinging nettle and a plant with a fuzzy pink shock of a flower, like a tiny mohawk, called dwarf coral, or celosia. It was native to East Africa and grew around Southeast Asia, as well as New York.
The present study describes the influence of sugar, ammonium nitrate and plant growth regulators on in vitro flowering from nodal explants of Celosia argentea var.