African Plant Database


Tribulus terrestris L. var. terrestris
Family : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Information on the genus : Tribulus
Basionym : Tribulus terrestris L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tribulus terrestris L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Tribulus saharae A. Chev. (1920)
=*Tribulus albescens Schltr. ex Dinter (1927)
=*Tribulus murex Schltr. ex Dinter (1927)
=Tribulus terrestris var. brachyceras Batt. & Trab. (1907)
=Tribulus terrestris var. inermis Boiss. (1867)
=Tribulus terrestris var. robustus Boiss. (TA = accepted; SA = rejected)
=Tribulus hispidus C. Presl
=Tribulus terrestris var. nogalensis Chiov.
=Tribulus terrestris var. hispidissimus Sond.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual -Herb - Ht 0.02 - 0.2 m. Alt: 25 - 2130 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 172-175 (1937).
  • Bothalia 3: 240 (1937).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 34 (1985).
 
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