Genus: Celosia

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Last Modified 01/13/2012

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List of Celosia Species

General Discussion

Celosia argentea L. and C. cristata L. have been reported escaping from cultivation in our area, but no specimens have been seen.

References to Celosia

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2003. Flora of North America, Volume 4. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 1. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 559 pages.
  • Grant, W. F. 1962. Speciation and nomenclature in the genus Celosia. Canad. J. Bot. 40: 1355-1363.
  • Okusanya, O. T. 1980. Germination and growth of Celosia cristata L., under various light and temperature regimes.