Tribulus cistoides

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Tribulus cistoides
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Tribulus cistoides in flower
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Zygophyllales
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Genus: Tribulus
T. cistoides
Binomial name
Tribulus cistoides

Kallstroemia cistoides (L.) Endl.
Tribulus alacranensis Millsp.[1]
Tribulus moluccanus Decne.
Tribulus sericeus Andersson
Tribulus terrestris var. cistoides (L.) Oliv.

Tribulus cistoides - MHNT

Tribulus cistoides, the Jamaican feverplant[3] or puncture vine, is a species of flowering plant in the Zygophyllaceae family, which is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical regions.


  1. ^ Field Columbian Museum (1916). "Vegetation of Alacran Reef". Botanical series. The Museum. 2.
  2. ^ "Tribulus cistoides L.". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 9 March 2014 – via The Plant List.
  3. ^ "Tribulus cistoides". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 14 December 2015.