Occurrence (Special Areas) :
Indroda Park, Ayurvedic Udyan, Infocity, Aranya Van
About Gomphrena globosa Plant :
Habit : An annual erect herb, much-branched, stems and branches thickened, stout, young parts grooved, geniculate, pubescent and often tinged with red; older parts terete and glabrous, greenish-red or yellowish-brown.
Leaves : Shortly petioled, opposite, oblong or oblong-obovate, acute, subacute or obtuse at apex, subcordate, rounded or tapering at base, entire along the margins, thinly hairy on both surfaces.
Small, yellowish-white or purplish, in solitary or terminal or fascicled spicate heads, globose, large peduncled, bracts 2, foliaceous, below the heads.
Perianth of 5 sepals, unequal, lanceolate.
Stamens 5, filaments united at the base to form a tube, which has 5 teeth, anthers 1-celled.