Amaranthus cruentus

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Synonyms for Amaranthus cruentus

tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purple

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The basics are olive oil, octopus, snails and vlita, a vegetable the Chinese call African spinach. These are supplemented by a variety of vegetables, including a few that grow in the wild such as dandelion; pulses such as chickpeas; plenty of fish, including sardines and sea bream; chicken, lamb, rabbit, and sheep and goat's cheese.
The basics are olive oil,octopus, snails and vlita, a vegetable the Chinese call African spinach.
African spinach, which usually spoils after a day, remained edible after 12 days in the Pot-in-Pot storage.
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