Tribulus ochroleucus (Maire) Ozenda & Quezel (Zygophyllaceae) - a new addition to the flora of India

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K. Ravikumar
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7834-6437
Umesh Kumar Tiwari
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8013-0072
Balacandran Natesan
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6396-3865
N. Arun Kumar
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8464-3411

Abstract

Surveys for plant collection were conducted in the state of Rajasthan during October 2009, December 2011, and August 2014 to document the medicinal plant diversity of the state. These surveys resulted in the collection of Tribulus ochroleucus (Maire) Ozenda & Quezel which is a new report in India. A brief citation, followed by description, flowering and fruiting time, ecological notes, photographs and voucher specimen are provided here for easy identification.

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K. Ravikumar, Umesh Kumar Tiwari, Balacandran Natesan and N. Arun Kumar 2022. Tribulus ochroleucus (Maire) Ozenda & Quezel (Zygophyllaceae) - a new addition to the flora of India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 14, 3 (Mar. 2022), 20805–20807. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.7591.14.3.20805-20807.
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