HyperDic: prince[s-feather

English > 2 senses of the word prince's-feather:
NOUNplantprince's-feather, princess feather, kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, prince's-plume, Polygonum orientaleannual with broadly ovate leaves and slender drooping spikes of crimson flowers
plantprince's-feather, gentleman's-cane, prince's-plume, red amaranth, purple amaranth, Amaranthus cruentus, Amaranthus hybridus hypochondriacus, Amaranthus hybridus erythrostachystall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purple
English > prince's-feather: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAnnual with broadly ovate leaves and slender drooping spikes of crimson flowers; southeastern Asia and Australia; naturalized in North America.
Synonymsprincess feather, kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, prince's-plume, Polygonum orientale
Member ofPolygonum, genus Polygonumdiverse genus of herbs or woody subshrubs of north temperate regions
Broadersubshrub, suffrutexlow-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
English > prince's-feather: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningtall 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.
Synonymsgentleman's-cane, prince's-plume, red amaranth, purple amaranth, Amaranthus cruentus, Amaranthus hybridus hypochondriacus, Amaranthus hybridus erythrostachys
BroaderamaranthAny of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers

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