Joseph's coat

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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. The genotypes 7041, 7043 and 7047 mostly shared a high proportion of ancestry and/or agronomic characteristics of A.
This showy annual isn't related to poinsettias sold at Christmastime (Euphorbia pulcherrima); it's a type of amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor).
Varieties of Amaranthus tricolor are noted for their brilliant foliage colour.
Her neighbour, Merline Myles, grows a different variety of callaloo (Amaranthus tricolor), which she steams with garlic, onions and hot peppers and serves with meat or codfish for a traditional Jamaican meal.
The annual Amaranthus tricolor produces brilliantly colored foliage from midsummer until frost.
Of them, only Amaranthus tricolor, which has a vivid red color of both leaves and stems, was cultivated.
These 14 plants are Amaranthus spinosus, Amaranthus tricolor, Amaranthus viridis, Colocasia esculenta, Eclipta prostrata, Basella alba, Ipomoea batatas, Cucurbita maxima, Dioscorea bulbifera, Diplazium esculentum, Lathyrus sativus, Leucas aspera, Moringa oleifera, and Corchorus capsularis.