Genus: Gomphrena

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Last Modified 01/24/2012

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Key to the species of Gomphrena

Gomphrena Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 224. 1753.

List of Gomphrena Species

General Discussion

Gomphrena globosa L. has been reported escaping from cultivation from unspecified localities in Suffolk Co., NY; and Gomphrena martiana Gill. ex Moq. has been reported from unspecified localities in our area, but no specimens have been seen.

References to Gomphrena

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2003. Flora of North America, Volume 4. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 1. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 559 pages.
  • Mears, J. A. 1980. The Linnaean species of Gomphrena L. (Amaranthaceae). Taxon 29: 85-95.