Gomphrena globosa

Gomphrena globosa

  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Flower name
    Gomphrena globosa
  • Scientific name
    Gomphrena globosa
  • Alias
  • Place of originTropical America
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September, October

What is Gomphrena globosa

Gomphrena globosa or Sennichiko (scientific name: Gomphrena globosa) is a horticultural species, an annual grass of the genus Gomphrena. Put a lovely round head like a bonbon on a thin branch. What looks like this flower is actually a small bract. it can be seen hardly the flowers. It is planted in cut flowers, Buddhist flowers, potted plants, flower beds. Since it will not fade even after drying, it is also used as dry flower, potpourri. For rituals in Africa, for medicinal herbs in China, for Indochinese Peninsula for young buds and leaves for edible use. Kibana Sen-nichiko 'Strawberry Field' (scientific name: G. haageana "Strawberry Fields") has a flower color of bright orange yellow and bright orange red, and its plant height increases to 1 m. Akaba sen-nichiko (Alternanthera dentata 'Rubiginosa') is a leafy red variety.

Generic name: Gomphrena globosa, or Sen-nichiko, Scientific name: Gomphrena globosa, aka: Gomphrena, Origin: Tropical America, Leaves: Oval, Leaf margin: All edges, leaves: Reflective, Flower color: Peach · White · Purple red, Flowering period: July to October , Flower Diameter (actually, small bract diameter): 1.5 ~ 2.5 cm, Number of Flower Sections: 5, Fruit Type: Fruits.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Amaranthaceae
  • Genus
    Gomphrena
  • Species
    G. globosa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHardy Annual grass
  • Flower colorsPink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 2.5 cm

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