African Plant Database


Tribulus pentandrus Forssk.
Family : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 81 (1775) [sp. dub.]
Information on the genus : Tribulus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tribulus pentandrus Forssk. var. pentandrus
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tribulus alatus Delile (1813)
=*Tribulus longipetalus subsp. alatus (Delile) Ozenda & Quézel (1956)
=*Tribulus longipetalus var. tibestiensis (A. Chev.) Ozenda & Quézel (1956)
=Tribulus alatus var. odontopteris Kralik
=Tribulus longipetalus Viv. (1830)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Tribulus pentandrus Forssk. var. pentandrus
Tribulus pentandrus var. micropteris (Kralik) Hosni (1985)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual (or biennial) herb; branches prostrate, rarely procumbent, to 80 cm long.
Ecology : Sandy plains; 300 m alt. Egypt; Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, N India. – Also arid S. America (i.e. Peru, Rhodora 69: 455, 1967).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1976). Flora of Libya.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 27 (2000).

Bibliography other :
  • Lebrun J.P. (1999). Supplément au Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Candollea 54(2): 382
 
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