Joseph's coat

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Synonyms for Joseph's coat

perennial aromatic herb of southeastern Asia having large usually bright-colored or blotched leaves and spikes of blue-violet flowers

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The cluster analysis also revealed that the Amaranthus hypochondriacus were nearer to the China than to the Amaranthus tricolor.
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Of them, only Amaranthus tricolor, which has a vivid red color of both leaves and stems, was cultivated.
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