Love Lies Bleeding, Tassel Flower, Inca wheat, velvet flower, amaranth, Chengkruk (Manipuri);
 
The small seeds produced on hanging spikes are very nutritious containing more than 40% protein (comparable to Soybean). The species is considered as one of the important future crop.   
 

 

Amaranthus for ID : Srinagar : 031112 : AK-2: A cultivated Amaranthus plant seen in one of the Moghul Gardens in Srinagar on 10/9/2011.

Plant around 3 feet in height.


Amaranthus caudatus ‘Love-lies-bleeding’


Thanks for this id too. Although I too thought it to be the same, it is always better to take an expert opinion.
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Love Lies Bleeding from Kodaikanal and Srinagar.
Cultivated, ornamental plant.


 

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Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae Week:: UD 007:: Amaranth family 4 to ID: Another Amaranth in the garden by the river, this year… Need to id it please… third picture perhaps shows pollen dust particles along with the flowers… these are reddish colored spikes, real flowers are very tiny and yellow… leaves are green, the plants formed an edge/bedding about 2 to 2.5 feet tall.,


Amaranthus caudatus ‘Love Lies Bleeding’


what a lovely yet sad name? wonder what mythological story lies behind it?



 

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Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae Week: NS 015: Amaranthus 1 from Shimla for id: This cultivated Amaranthus was shot from a house flower bed…would like to know the name…


Amaranthus caudatus ‘Love lies Bleeding’



Amaranthus caudatus L. is a species cultivated for edible grains known as “Ramdana” or “Marsu” or “Chua” in Uttarakhand.  
The small seeds produced on hanging spikes are very nutritious containing more than 40% protein (comparable to Soybean). 
A specific festival called ‘Chunya” is celebrated in some parts of Garhwal in which chapattis of this grain are eaten. The species is considered as one of the important future crop.


Amaranthus caudatus ‘Love lies Bleeding’
 
Amaranthus caudatus from Near Chail Himachal Pradesh


Amaranthus caudatus ‘Love Lies Bleeding’. Nice photographs …


 

 

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Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae Week: NS 016: Amaranthus caudatus from Shimla:  This showy Amaranthus was shot from Shimla.. IIAS lawns… I hope this is Amaranthus caudatus… please correct me if this is not.


This perfectly fits for Amaranthus caudatus L., as have been identified by … F. B. I. describes, “….stem striate…spikes in dense soft thyrses…. the terminal spike of which is very long, thick and drooping…. (the one in center and often lateral ones too)” 


 

 

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Amaranthus caudatus ‘Love Lies Bleeding’, a popular cultivar with red drooping spikes, photographed from Delhi.

 

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Amaranthus Species for ID : New Jersey : 02AUG19 : AK-6 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
A cultivated Amaranthus Species seen in a garden in New Jersey.

Could be Amaranthus caudatus?


Amaranthus caudatus ?? 


Thanks … for the id.

I had suggested the same in my post.


 

 

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Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae Week: BS30: Large Amaranthaceae Herb from Valley of Flowers Trek:

Large Amaranthaceae Herb from Valley of Flowers Trek
Shot in August 2012, Probably this was cultivated there


I believe it is Amaranthus caudatus cultivated for grains.  


      

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