2292.000 Celosia L.

Description of the genus

Annual herb (in ours). Leaves alternate. Modified sterile flowers 0. Inflorescence a spike-like thyrse, not white-woolly. Tepals 5, free, ± glabrous or pilose near the base only. Stamens 5. Stigmas 2-3. Capsile circumscissile. Seeds flattened, black, shiny.

Worldwide: 45 species in the tropics of both New and Old Worlds

Mozambique: 4 taxa.

Celosia trigyna

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
nervosa Towns.N,M
pandurata BakerZ,T,MS
schweinfurthiana SchinzMS
trigyna L.N,Z,T,MS,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Celosia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Celosia
Flora of Malawi: Celosia
Flora of Zambia: Celosia
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Celosia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Celosia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Celosia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Celosia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Celosia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Celosia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Celosia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Celosia.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=522, retrieved 13 December 2017

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