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Taxon: Gomphrena globosa L.

 
Genus: Gomphrena
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 17860
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:224. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 05-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases; crop diseases

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • United States

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, Peru


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Guinea, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Northern America
    • United States (e. & s.)

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands, Micronesia, United States [Guam]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Kiribati [Gilbert Islands]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador


    Other (exact native range obscure, probable origin neotropics)

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Check other web resources for Gomphrena globosa L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=17860. Accessed 17 July 2019.