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Globe Amaranth

Gomphrena globosa

Description:

Asteracs are just too many to fit in one's head. Leaves alternate, heads discoid, Violet florets. EDIT: Not an Asterac. And the leaves are opposite. The terminal inflorescence fooled my eyes. Thank you, Dan and Ashish!

Habitat:

Air Force Park, Baguio City

Notes:

Ornamental

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4 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Yes Dan got it..I think I saw it somewhere in India...might be in Delhi not remembering...but its far away from Asteraceae family

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

I think its Globe amaranth - Gomphrena globosa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globe_amara...

RianBernal
RianBernal 9 years ago

may ganito din ako. will post soon :D

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Please whether it match with Sphaeranthus indicus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphaeranthu...

JulianGalvez
Spotted by
JulianGalvez

Benguet, Philippines

Spotted on Dec 23, 2010
Submitted on Jun 2, 2011

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