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Gomphrena celosioides Mart.
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 13: 301 (1826)
Information on the genus : Gomphrena
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gomphrena celosioides f. villosa Suess.
=Gomphrena decumbens Jacq. (1804)
=Gomphrena alba Peter (1932)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.07 - 0.35 m. Alt: 5 - 1830 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1985). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaranthaceae: 128
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 132

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 1: 48 (1984).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 280
 
Record n°280
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