Celosia argentea L.
Common Name : Cock's comb Family : Amaranthaceae Habit : An erect annual herb. Stem : Up to 1 m tall with angular stems and grooved branched. Leaves : Linear-lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, narrowed at the base, entire, up to 12 cm long and 4 cm wide. Flowers : White or pink, glistening, borne in feathery, conical to cylindrical spikes. Fruits : Membranous utricle. Seeds : 1.3-1.5 mm long, 1.0-1.2 mm wide, glossy black, slightly reticulate.