Gomphrena celosioides Mart.
  • Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Gomphrena celosioides Mart. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000705896. Accessed on: 05 Apr 2020'

General Information

Herbs annual, erect. Stem white villous. Petiole 1-1.5 cm, long gray hairy; leaf blade oblong or oblong-obovate, papery, long white hairy and ciliate, narrowing toward base, margin undulate, apex acute or obtuse. Heads silvery; bracteoles purple, triangular-lanceolate, much longer than bracts. Tepals rigid after anthesis. Filaments connate into a tube, 5-parted at apex. Styles linear, shorter than tube of stamens; stigmas 2, furcate. Utricles subglobose. Fl. and fr. Feb-Jun. 2n = 26.

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    Morphology

    Prostrate, decumbent or erect herb, up to 350 mm tall. Stems with white silky hairs. Leaves lanceolate to elliptic. Inflorescences terminal, globose to spicate as flowers mature. Flowers 5 or 6 mm long, bracteoles papery; white.

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    Perennial herb, up to 0.35 m high. Stems procumbent, decumbent or erect; much branched; white silky hairy. Leaves opposite; blade elliptic to obovate, 15-45 x 5-13 mm, decurrent, apex acute, margins entire, upper surface glabrous to thinly pilose, lower surface thinly to densely hairy with long, whitish hairs. Flowers: inflorescence terminal, sessile above uppermost pair of leaves, globose to spicate as flowers mature; bracteoles membranous; perianth 5-6 mm long, white; Oct.-Jun.

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    Habitat

    Grassland, vleis, disturbed places.

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    Dry Grassland; Mesic Grassland. Grassland, vleis, disturbed places.

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    Distribution

    Native to South America.

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    Native to South America.

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    Distribution Map

     
    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Parí
    • Rondônia
    • Roraima
    • Tocantins
    • Bahia
    • Maranh
    • Pernambuco
    • Rio Grande do Norte
    • Paraní
    • Rio Grande do Sul
    • Santa Catarina
    • Espirito Santo
    • Minas Gerais
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • São Paulo
    • Brazilia Distrito Federal
    • Goiás
    • Mato Grosso
    • Mato Grosso do Sul

      Bibliography

     Information From

    Amaranthaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br
    Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
    • C Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
    • D All Rights Reserved
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).