Gomphrena globosa L.

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gomphrena globosa L.
  • Common name : Globe Amaranth, Bachelor's Button
  • Vernacular name : Umi gonde (Kannada); Chendumalli, Vadamalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : On plains to 800m. Sometimes found as an escape from cultivation
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Warmer regions of the world
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Gomphrena globosa. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.