Gomphrena nitida Rothr.
  • Rep. U.S. Geogr. Surv., Wheeler
  • Pearly globe-amaranth


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Gomphrena nitida Rothr. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000706143. Accessed on: 18 Feb 2020'

General Information

Plants annual, not cespitose, 2-7 dm; roots fibrous. Stems usually erect, pilose or strigose. Leaves sessile or petiolate; petiole to 0.7 cm; blade green, obovate or oblong, 1.5-6 × 0.4-2.5 cm, apex obtuse or acute, pilose. Inflores-cences: heads yellowish white or rarely reddish, subglobose, 12-16 mm diam.; bractlets with laciniate crests. Flowers: tube lanate; perianth lobes white, linear, 4.1 mm, hyaline, apex attenuate. Utricles ovoid, 1.5 mm, apex truncate. Seeds 1.5 mm.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Pearly globe-amaranth

     Information From

    Amaranthaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).