Little reptating plant common on the sides of paths in Chichen. Shrubs or herbaceous plants are annual, prostrate or erect reaching up to 1 meter high. It has pinnate leaves with narrow stipules. The flowers are yellow or orange. The flowers and fruits are similar to Tribulus. The fruits are divided into 10 one-seeded nuts each.
Habitat: Sides of paths and roads.http://www.cicy.mx/sitios/flora digita... ID has been provided by experts in Yucatan flora
Prostrate herb with ascending stem tips; leaves opposite, once-pinnately compound, even-pinnate; leaflet shape variable in detail, but generally oblong-elliptic with acute apices and asymmetric bases, especially so on the terminal leaflets; flowers axillary; petals yellow or pale orange; fruits spiny.
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