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Description: Amaranth is the name given to many varieties of a sweetish green leafy vegetable known by many different names, including callalloo, elephant’s ear, African/Chinese/Indian spinach, Surinam amaranth, etc. It is a tropical climbing plant that can grow as high as 2 meters (6 ft), the leaves of which are harvested as the plant grows and cooked in the same way as spinach.
|Amaranth. One of many wonderful vegetables and herbs on sale by the Coleman Family Farm of Carpinteria at Santa Monica Farmers' Market||
Latin: Amaranthus spp.
Most frequent country: Widespread
See foods and dishes: African spinach, basella, bayam, calalou, callaloo, callalo, callilu, Ceylon spinach, Chinese spinach, een choy, elephant’s ear, Indian spinach, Malabar spinach, Surinam amaranth, vine spinach