Gomphrena globosa

Scientific Name: Gomphrena globosa
Synonym: Amaranthoides globosus, Gomphrena eriopoda, Xeraea globosa
Common Name: Globe Amaranth, Bachelor Button
Chinese Name / 中文名: 千日红 (Qiān rì hóng)
Other Local Name: Bunga Butang (Malaysia), Bunga Kenop (Indonesia)
Family Name: Amaranthaceae
Origin: India, South America
Images Location: Penang, Malaysia
Growth Habit: Shrub
Characteristic: A shrub with purple bracts and tiny, white to yellow trumpets flowers that are only visible close up.
Care Requirements: Prefers full sun and moderate watering.

Gomphrena globosa, Globe Amaranth, Bachelor Button bracts