Taxon: Gomphrena globosa L.

 
Genus: Gomphrena
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 17860
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:224. 1753
Name Verified on: 05-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jan-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases (fide Diseas Comp; Crop Prod Sci Hort 9:134.)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure, probable origin neotropics

    Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
    • West Tropical Africa: Guinea; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Northern America

    • : United States
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Marshall Islands; Micronesia
    • Southwestern Pacific: Kiribati - Gilbert Islands
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Central America: Guatemala; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Ecuador

  • Cultivated:

    • : United States
  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • Northern Africa: Egypt
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
    • West Tropical Africa: Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Rwanda
    • 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
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • : United States
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico
    • Central America: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Ecuador; Peru

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