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King's salad (Cosmos caudatus)

Ulam raja or King's salad (Cosmos caudatus) is a species of plant in the Asteraceae, shrub, erect, up to 2 meters high, cylindrical stem, green or purplish green, succulent, grows solitary in forests, agricultural land, roadsides and is cultivated as an ornamental plant. for flowers.

C. caudatus has soft, sharp and green leaves. At nightfall, the leaves fold to cover the terminal buds when the plant is fully asleep.

Dlium King's salad (Cosmos caudatus)


Flowers can be found solitary or in loose clusters and produced on a single stalk on an additional head. The crown is disc-shaped and bright red. The center is bright yellow.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Coreopsideae
Genus: Cosmos
Species: Cosmos caudatus

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