An errect Celosia argentea flower spike with dark magenta-purple buds and white and purple flowers
Celosia argentea var. spicata

A flower that can be found in most parts of Colombia. The leaves and flowers are edible. Photographed in Barranquilla, Cartago, and Minca, Colombia.

Errect flower spikes with purple-pink buds and white purple flowers
Spikes of Celosia argentea flowers
Cylindrical inflorescence with white and purple flowers