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Amaranthoides globosa, Amaranthoides globosus, Gomphrena eriopoda, Gomphrena rubra, Gomphrena tumida, Xeraea globosa
Globe amaranth, bachelor button
Gomphrena globosa, commonly known as globe amaranth or bachelor button, is an annual plant that grows up to 24 inches in height. The true species has magenta bracts, and cultivars have colors such as purple, red, white, pink, and lilac.[+]
Its native range is in Brazil, Panama and Guatemala.
Globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa) planted in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, August 22, 2015
Al Shamal Road, Al Ruwais, Qatar
QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.