Kallstroemia pubescens (G. Don) Dandy

Common name

English: Caribbean caltrop

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Sapindales (66)

        Family: Zygophyllaceae (2) (family description)

          Genus: Kallstroemia (1)

           Epithet: pubescens (G. Don) Dandy (9)

Synonyms: Kallstroemia caribaea Rydb., Tribulus glabrata Rydb.

caribaea => from the Caribbean

glabrata => becoming smooth or glabrous

pubescens => downy, slightly hairy

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Kallstroemia pubescens at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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