Gomphrena globosa L.

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species : Gomphrena globosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gomphrena globosa L.
  • Common name : Globe Amaranth
  • Vernacular name : Umi gonde (Kan.)
  • Key identification features : An erect or decumbent branched herb with appressed hairs, leaves subsessile, oblong to elliptic or obovate. Inflorescence sessile above the uppermost pairs of leaves, globose or depressed-globose. Urticle oblong-ovoid
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Usually grown in gardens
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Mysore, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi

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