Gomphrena celosioides Mart.

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species : Gomphrena celosioides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gomphrena celosioides Mart.
  • Vernacular name : Nela rudrakshi-huvu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 8267; KFP 8214
  • Collector(s) Name : P.Prakash; S.B.Manohar & K.R.Keshava Murthy
  • Collection Date : 10/07/79; 19/06/1979
  • Collection Locality : Kendatti Hill, Kolar district, Karnataka State; Kudatini, Bellary district, Karnataka State
  • Habitat : Scrub Jungle
  • Key identification features : An annual decumbent herb. Stem white, villous. Leaf simple oblong-obovate. Flower heads silvery. Tepals rigid after anthesis. Filaments connate into a tube, 5-partite at apex. Styles linear, shorter than the tube of stamens; stigmas 2.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : South America
  • Comments : Often on plains to 1500 m, even in poor soil and in fallow fields.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : South America; Introduced and Naturalized in warmer regions of the world
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Gomphrena celosioides. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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