Gomphrena celosioides Mart.

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species : Gomphrena celosioides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gomphrena celosioides Mart.
  • Common name : Bachelor's Button
  • Vernacular name : Nelarudrakshihu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 8214, CJS 10603
  • Key identification features : An annual decumbent herb. Stem white, villous. Leaf simple oblong-obovate. Flower heads silvery. Tepals rigid after anthesis. Filaments connate into a tube, 5-partite at apex. Styles linear, shorter than the tube of stamens; stigmas 2.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : South America
  • Comments : Not common; found growing along roadsides
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bijapur, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Hassan, Mysore, Raichur, Tumkur, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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