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Noun: tassel flower
  1. Tropical Asiatic annual cultivated for its small tassel-shaped heads of scarlet flowers
    - Emilia sagitta
  2. Tropical African annual having scarlet tassel-shaped flower heads; sometimes placed in genus Cacalia
    - Emilia coccinea, Emilia javanica, Emilia flammea, Cacalia javanica, Cacalia lutea
  3. Young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal
    - love-lies-bleeding, velvet flower, Amaranthus caudatus

Derived forms: tassel flowers

Type of: amaranth, herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: Emilia, genus Emilia

Encyclopedia: Tassel flower