Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Tribulus terrestris
Zygophyllaceae R.Br.
Tribulus terrestris L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 387 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Habitat in Europa Australia ad semitas."
Mueller, F.J.H. von (February 1862), Thalamiflorae. The Plants Indigenous to the Colony of Victoria 1: 99-100 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Tribulus cistoides L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Tribulus lanuginosus L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Tribulus acanthococcus F.Muell. legitimate
Bentham, G. (30 May 1863), Flora Australiensis 1: 288 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Tribulus lanuginosus L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Tribulus acanthococcus F.Muell. legitimate
Mueller, F.J.H. von (September 1877), List of the plants obtained during Mr. C. Giles's travels in Australia in 1875 and 1876. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 15: 272 [secondary reference]
Tate, R. (1880), A Census of the Indigenous Flowering Plants and Ferns of Extra-Tropical South Australia. Transactions, proceedings and report, Royal Society of South Australia 3: 55 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1881), Plants of North-Western Australia. Western Australia - Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Council: 5 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 13 [secondary reference]
Anonymous (1883), Western Australia - Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Council: 6 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (December 1889), Second Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 22 BHL [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 72 [secondary reference]
common name: Cat's-head [n/a] common name: Caltrops [n/a]
Black, J.M. (1924), Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2: 335 [secondary reference]
common name: Caltrop [n/a]
Domin, K. (1926), Beitrage zur Flora und Pflanzengeographie Australiens. Bibliotheca Botanica 22(89): 833 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 490, Fig. 663B [secondary reference]
Chippendale, G.M. & Murray, L.R. (1963), Poisonous Plants of the Northern Territory: 8, 66-67, Fig. 34 [secondary reference]
common name: Caltrop [n/a]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 238, Fig. 230. [secondary reference]
common name: Caltrop [n/a]
Chippendale, G.M. (17 April 1972), Check List of Northern Territory Plants. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 96(4): 243 BHL [secondary reference]
Cunningham, G.M., Mulham, W.E., Milthorpe, P.L. & Leigh, J.H. (1981), Plants of Western New South Wales: 438 [secondary reference]
common name: Burnut [n/a] common name: Goat-head Burr [n/a] common name: Bindyi [n/a] common name: Goathead [n/a] common name: Bullhead [n/a] common name: Puncture Vine [n/a] common name: Yellow Vine [n/a] common name: Caltrop [n/a] common name: Cat's Head [n/a] common name: Cat-head [n/a]
Eichler, Hj. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Zygophyllaceae. Flora of Central Australia: 184, Fig. 208A [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 211 [secondary reference]
Henderson, R.J.F. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Zygophyllaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 403, 434, Fig. 68D [secondary reference]
common name: Cathead [n/a] common name: Bullhead [n/a] common name: Puncture Vine [n/a] common name: Yellow Vine [n/a] common name: Caltrop [n/a]
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 103 [secondary reference]
Eichler, Hj. in Jessop, J.P. & Toelken, H.R. (ed.) (1986), Flora of South Australia Edn. 4, 2: 728 [secondary reference]
Gray, M. & Michael, P.W. (1986), List of plants collected at the old Flemington Saleyards, Sydney, New South Wales. Plant Protection Quarterly 1(4): 140 [secondary reference]
common name: Caltrop [n/a]
Dunlop, C.R. (1987), Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Northern Territory. Technical Report: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory 26: 81 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Zygophyllaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 1: 491 [secondary reference]
common name: Caltrop [n/a]
Lawrence, M.E. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Zygophyllaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 679-681, Fig. 201E [secondary reference]
common name: Bindii [n/a] common name: Caltrop [n/a]
Wilson, K.L. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1992), Tribulus. Flora of New South Wales 3: 13, pl.1 [secondary reference]
common name: Cathead [n/a] common name: Caltrop [n/a]
Wilson, K.L. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1992), Tribulus. Flora of New South Wales 3: 13 [secondary reference]
common name: Cat-head [n/a] common name: Caltrop [n/a]
Kenneally, K.F., Edinger, D.C. & Willing, T. (1996), Broome and Beyond. Plants and people of the Dampier Peninsula, Kimberley, Western Australia: 198-199 [secondary reference]
common name: Caltrop [n/a] common name: Bindi-eye [n/a]
Jeanes, J.A. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1999), Zygophyllaceae. Flora of Victoria 4: 206-207, Fig. 38c [secondary reference]
common name: Caltrop [n/a]
CHAH (2007), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Tribulus terrestis J.W.Green orth. var. nomenclatural synonym: Tribulus terrestris L. var. terrestris legitimate taxonomic synonym: Tribulus terrestris var. macrocarpus Rouy legitimate taxonomic synonym: Tribulus terrestris (short style) R.M.Barker [n/a] taxonomic synonym: Tribulus terrestris (long style) R.M.Barker [n/a] taxonomic synonym: Tribulus terrestris f. short style R.M.Barker [n/a] taxonomic synonym: Tribulus terrestris f. long style R.M.Barker [n/a]
  • APC Comment: The status of this taxon (whether native or naturalised) in Australia is subject to debate.
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), NT (naturalised), SA (naturalised), Qld, NSW (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (naturalised)
CHAH (2007), Australian Plant Census: - [pro parte misapplied]
pro parte misapplied to: Tribulus micrococcus Domin legitimate by Bentham, G. (30 May 1863), Flora Australiensis 1: 288
CHAH (2007), Australian Plant Census: - [misapplied]
misapplied to: Tribulus cistoides L. legitimate by Mueller, F.J.H. von (February 1862), Thalamiflorae. The Plants Indigenous to the Colony of Victoria 1: 99-100
Barker, R.M. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2013), Zygophyllaceae. Flora of Australia 26: 540-543, Fig. 77G-I [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Tribulus acanthococcus F.Muell. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Tribulus terrestris var. macrocarpus Rouy legitimate taxonomic synonym: Tribulus terrestris (long style) R.M.Barker [n/a] taxonomic synonym: Tribulus terrestris (short style) R.M.Barker [n/a]
Barker, R.M. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2013), Zygophyllaceae. Flora of Australia 26: 544 [pro parte misapplied]
pro parte misapplied to: Tribulus micrococcus Domin legitimate by Bentham, G. (30 May 1863), Flora Australiensis 1: 288
Barker, R.M. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2013), Zygophyllaceae. Flora of Australia 26: 543 [pro parte misapplied]
pro parte misapplied to: Tribulus minutus Leichh. ex Benth. legitimate by Eichler, Hj. in Jessop, J.P. & Toelken, H.R. (ed.) (1986), Flora of South Australia Edn. 4, 2: 728
Barker, R.M. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2013), Zygophyllaceae. Flora of Australia 26: 538 [misapplied]
misapplied to: Tribulus cistoides L. legitimate by Mueller, F.J.H. von (February 1862), Thalamiflorae. The Plants Indigenous to the Colony of Victoria 1: 99-100
Biggs, L.J. & Parker, C.M. (21 November 2013), Updates to Western Australia's vascular plant census for 2012. Nuytsia 23: 522 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Tribulus sp. Rabbit Flat (P.K.Latz 4530) [n/a] taxonomic synonym: Tribulus terrestris f. long style (D.E.Symon 10352) [n/a]