Gomphrena sonorae Torr.
  • Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound.
  • Sonoran globe-amaranth


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Gomphrena sonorae Torr. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000706271. Accessed on: 18 Feb 2020'

General Information

Plants perennial or annual, not cespitose, 1.5-6 dm; roots primary, woody or fibrous. Stems erect or ascending, sparsely pilose, glabrate. Leaves sessile or petiolate; petiole to 0.9 cm; blade green, elliptic, oblong, ob-lanceolate, or linear, 3-10 × 0.5-1.2 cm, sparsely pilose. Inflorescences: heads white, globose, 0.8-1.3 mm diam., subtended by 2 leaves; bractlets white, not crested. Flowers: tube densely lanose proximally; perianth lobes white, oblong, 3.5-4 mm, hyaline, apex rounded to emarginate. Utricles ovoid, 2.2 mm, apex acute. Seeds 1-1.5 mm.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Sonoran globe-amaranth

     Information From

    Amaranthaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    '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).