The Italian word pennacchio he arrived in Spanish as plume . This is the name of feathers set that certain birds present in the upper region of their head .
Also mentioned as pompadour or crest , the plume is formed with the elongated feathers that stand out from the rest in the head. According to specialists, the plume can serve in courtship, to appear larger in the face of a threat or to establish communication with other members of the species.
He orange plume penguin (also called macaroni penguin ) and the yellow plume penguin (or jumping penguin ) are two animals that have this grouping of feathers. These are similar species to each other, characterized precisely by the plume.
The cockatoos They also have plume. The cockatoo cockatoo or yellow bunny cockatoo , for example, has the body covered in white plumage and a yellowish plume of elongated feathers.
To the feather ornament , meanwhile, it is mentioned as plume. The helmets of armies of antiquity used to have a plume that, in addition to ornament, served as an identification. Plumes can also stand out from headdresses and other objects
Everything that is similar to a plume, on the other hand, is called the same way. That is why it is customary to state that different plants They have plumes.
The Celosia argentea in fact it is named as plume in some regions, while in others it receives the nickname of Flower of love , cockscomb or turkey mucus . Since your flowers and its leaves are edible, in some countries it is cultivated for food purposes.