African Plant Database


Tribulus echinops Kers
Family : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Not. 124(1): 21 (1971)
Information on the genus : Tribulus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with herbaceous, prostrate stems to 1m long. At first view and especially if the fruits are lacking, the species may easily be mistaken for T. zeyheri.
Ecology : Sandy-gravelly desert plain between rocky outcrops. Also near T. rajasthanensis fide Hosni, Taeckholmia 11: 1-18, 1988. Only known from the type collected in 1968.
 
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