African Plant Database

Tribulus zeyheri Sond.
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 1: 353 (1860) 
Information on the genus : Tribulus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tribulus zeyheri Sond. subsp. zeyheri (1860)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tribulus erectus Engl. (1888)
=*Tribulus inermis Engl. (1888)
=Tribulus pechuelii Kuntze (1886)
Taxon infra-specific
Tribulus zeyheri Sond. subsp. zeyheri (1860)
Tribulus zeyheri subsp. macranthus (Hassk.) Hadidi
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with spreading, prostrate or somewhat ascending branches to 1,2 m long.
Ecology : Sandy soil; forming dense mats in overgrazed areas; arid and subarid regions; 100-1100 m alt. Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa. Comprises 2 subspp.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°129718
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