Taxon: Tribulus cistoides L.

 
Genus: Tribulus
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Subfamily: Tribuloideae
Nomen number: 447663
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:387. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-Jan-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jan-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • burnut  (Source: F Florida) - English
  • Jamaican feverplant  (Source: F Florida) - English
  • kill Bukra  (Source: F Jam) - English
  • Kingston-buttercup  (Source: F Jam) - English
  • large yellow caltrop  (Source: F PuertoR) - English
  • pagode  (Source: F Mascar) - English
  • puncturevine  (Source: F Mascar) - English
  • turkey-blossum  (Source: F Jam) - English
  • herbe soleil  (Source: F LAnt) - French
  • herse  (Source: F LAnt) - French
  • pourpier-bord de mer  (Source: F LAnt) - French
  • abrojo  (Source: F PuertoR) - Spanish
  • cabeza de arriero  (Source: F PuertoR) - Spanish
  • yerba de araña  (Source: F PuertoR) - Spanish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya (coastal), Tanzania (coastal)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique (coastal)
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Celebes, Java (e.), Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory (n.), Queensland (n.), Western Australia (n.)]


    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Barker, R. M. 1998. A trial key and notes on Tribulus (Zygophyllaceae) in Australia, including one new species and validation of Tribulus suberosus (Nuytsia) 12:25.
  4. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  7. Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan Flora of Taiwan, ed. 2. (F Taiwan ed2)
  8. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  10. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  11. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  12. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  13. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  14. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  15. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  16. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  17. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  18. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  19. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?447663. Accessed 23 June 2018.