Gomphrena celosioides

Gomphrena celosioides

Image of Gomphrena celosoides

(Gomphrena Weed)

FAMILY

Amaranthaceae

Species

Gomphrena celosioides

Common name(s)

Gomphrena Weed

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pale. Prostrate or erect herb to about 25 cm tall

Distinguishing features

Leaves opposite 2-5 cm long. Flowers in terminal heads, 1-4 cm long; sessile between 2 leaves. Perianth segments 5 woolly on outer surface.

Gomphrena celosioides