Gomphrena serrata L.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Gomphrena decumbens Jacq.; Celosia decumbens Moq.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gomphrena serrata L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Degraded deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : Common in open forests. Weed in wastelands
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : All districts of Andhra Pradesh
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district
  • Native : South America
  • Literature : Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI; Pullaiah, Ali Moulali, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 2; 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 serrata. Downloaded on 22 January 2020.

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