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Tribulus macropterus Boiss.
Family : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Diagn. Pl. Orient., Ser. 1 1: 61 (1843)
Information on the genus : Tribulus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tribulus longipetalus var. macropterus (Boiss.) Zohary (1972)
 Tribulus longipetalus subsp. macropterus (Boiss.) Maire ex Ozenda & Quézel
 Tribulus macropterus Boiss. var. macropterus (1843)
 Tribulus pentandrus var. macropterus (Boiss.) P.Singh & V. Singh (1985)
 Tribulus alatus subsp. macropterus (Boiss.) Maire
 Tribulus alatus var. monodii Maire (1937)
 Tribulus longipetalus var. monodii (Maire) Ozenda & Quézel (1956)
 Tribulus longipetalus subsp. macropterus (Boiss.) Maire (1956)
 Tribulus megistopterus var. macrocarpus Coss.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tribulus persicus Kralik
=Tribulus ehrenbergii Asch. (1867)
=Tribulus alatus var. vespertilio Maire (1937)
=*Tribulus longipetalus var. vespertilio (Maire) Ozenda & Quézel (1956)
=Tribulus macropterus var. anisopterus Maire (1929)
=*Tribulus longipetalus var. anisopterus (Maire) Ozenda & Quézel (1956)
=Tribulus macropterus var. brevistylus Maire (1929)
=*Tribulus longipetalus var. brevistylus (Maire) Ozenda & Quézel (1956)
=Tribulus macropterus var. collenetteae Hosni (1991)
=Tribulus alatus var. saharae A. Chev. (1932)
=Tribulus macropterus var. saharae (A. Chev.) Ozenda & Quézel (1956)
=Tribulus megistopterus var. tibestiensis A. Chev. (1932)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Tribulus macropterus Boiss. var. macropterus (1843)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual prostrate herb branched from the base, with procumbent, flexuous branches 25-30 cm long.
Ecology : Gravelly soil and waste ground; dunes; rocks; wadi sides. Algeria, Libya; Egypt; Arabia; Israel, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, N India, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 20: C.661, 176 (1929)  
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 27 (2000).

Bibliography other :
  • Lebrun J.P. (1999). Supplément au Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Candollea 54(2): 381
 
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