Tribulus cistoides

Tribulus cistoides

(Caltrop, Goat’s Head Burr)

FAMILY

Zygophyllaceae

Species

Tribulus cistoides

Common name(s)

Caltrop, Goat’s Head Burr.

Flower colour; life form

Flowers yellow. Herb, prostrate.

Distinguishing features

Stems and leaves silky hairy, leaves opposite, 6-11 pairs of leaflets. Flowers with 5 yellow petals > 2 cm diameter. Capsule, excluding spines, 10-18 mm across.

Tribulus cistoides