Definition of Genus Tribulus

1. Noun. Annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs of warm regions.

Exact synonyms: Tribulus
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

genus Tradescantia
genus Tragelaphus
genus Tragopan
genus Tragopogon
genus Tragulus
genus Trapa
genus Trautvetteria
genus Trema
genus Tremella
genus Treponema
genus Triaenodon
genus Trialeurodes
genus Triatoma
genus Tribolium
genus Tribonema
genus Tribulus (current term)
genus Triceratops
genus Trichecus
genus Trichoceros
genus Trichodesmium
genus Trichoglossus
genus Tricholoma
genus Trichomanes
genus Trichomonas
genus Trichophaga
genus Trichophyton
genus Trichostema
genus Trichostigma
genus Trichosurus
genus Trichys

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 ..."

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