Celosia argentea Linn. Amaranthaceae.
Cosmopolitan tropics. In China, this plant is a troublesome weed in flax fields but is gathered and consumed as a vegetable. In France, it is grown in flower gardens.
Celosia trigyna Linn.
Tropical Africa. According to Grant, this plant is eaten as a potherb
Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.