The Tortoise Club

Plant Name:

Goat Head, Bindii

Latin Name:

Tribulus terrestris

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Tribulus terrestris is an annual plant in the caltrop family widely distributed around the world. It is adapted to thrive in dry climate locations in which few other plants can survive. It is native to warm temperate and tropical regions in southern Eurasia and Africa. Lab tests on animals link tribulus to problems in fetal development and possible links to prostate problems.