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globe amaranth

a plant, Gomphrena globosa, native to the Old World tropics, having dense heads of variously colored flowers that retain their color when cut.
Origin of globe amaranth
First recorded in 1725-35; so called from the globose flower head Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In globe amaranth (Fig. 299) there is a single cell without vestige of any other.

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