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Hierba de pollo

Kallstroemia maxima (L.) Hook. & Arn. (Zygophyllaceae)


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.


Sides of paths and roads.

Notes: ID has been provided by experts in Yucatan flora (web site above)

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Yucatán, Mexico

Spotted on Sep 11, 2011
Submitted on Sep 25, 2011

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