Ameretat, Long Life or Immortality, in the persian mythology is the lord of the fourth creation, plants. After Angra Mainya destroyed Creation she spread seeds over the earth again to restore the plants so the homa ceremony would continue. A.G.H.
Boyce, Mary, Zoroastrians: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, New York, Routledge, 2002, pp. 23, 25
Grimal, Pierre, Larousse World Mythology, Secaucus, New Jersey, Chartwell Books, 1965, p. 190