African Plant Database

Tribulus parvispinus C. Presl
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss. ser. 5, 3: 459 (1845); Bot. Bemerk. (C. Presl) 29 (1846)
Information on the genus : Tribulus
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tribulus parvispinus C. Presl var. parvispinus
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Tribulus pentandrus auct. Andrews
=Tribulus terrestris var. desertorum Sond.
Taxon infra-specific
Tribulus parvispinus C. Presl var. parvispinus
Tribulus parvispinus var. intermedius (Kralik) Hosni (1988)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual, rather tender herb with prostrate branches to 20 cm long.
Ecology : Open places on sand, or volcanic soils; disturbed dry places; 500-2200 m alt. Egypt; S. Africa; Madagascar; Arabia, Iran. Comprises 2 vars.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Bot. Bemerk. (C. Presl) : 29 (1846).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 28 (2000).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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