Definition of Genus Tribulus
1. Noun. Annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs of warm regions.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Bean-caper Family, Family Zygophyllaceae, Zygophyllaceae
Member holonyms: Caltrop, Devil's Weed, Tribulus Terestris
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tribulus
Literary usage of Genus Tribulus
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1. Botanical Features of North American Deserts by Daniel Trembly MacDougal (1908)
"Another group of species which forms green mats on the surface is comprised within the genus Tribulus. Some of these cover an area of nearly a square yard ..."
2. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1905)
"... star-thistles " - the common name of a genus (Tribulus) of plants, which bears prickly fruits, very injurious to the feet of animals or men. ..."
3. Investigations of Infra-red Spectra by William Weber Coblentz (1908)
"Another group of species which forms green mats on the surface is comprised within the genus Tribulus. Some of th cover an area of nearly a square yard with ..."