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Synonyms of prince's-plume

Noun


1. prince's-feather, princess feather, kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, prince's-plume, Polygonum orientale, subshrub, suffrutex

usage: annual with broadly ovate leaves and slender drooping spikes of crimson flowers; southeastern Asia and Australia; naturalized in North America

2. desert plume, prince's-plume, Stanleya pinnata, Cleome pinnata, subshrub, suffrutex

usage: perennial of southwestern United States having leathery blue-green pinnatifid leaves and thick plumelike spikes of yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Cleome

3. prince's-feather, gentleman's-cane, prince's-plume, red amaranth, purple amaranth, Amaranthus cruentus, Amaranthus hybridus hypochondriacus, Amaranthus hybridus erythrostachys, amaranth

usage: tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purple; seeds often used as cereal

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