Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 1, Issue 5 (2013)
Pharmacognostical Studies on Flower of Tribulus terrestris L.
Author(s): Mamdouh N. Samy*, Mokhtar M. Bishr, Ahmed A. Ahmed, Hanaa M. Sayed and Mohamed S. Kamel
Abstract: Tribulus terrestris L. (family Zygophyllaceae) is a prostrate branched herb. The stems have monopodial branching and carry opposite compound paripinnate leaves and yellow simple flowers. The fruit is schizocarpic. The present paper deals with comprehensive pharmacognostical studies on flower part of this plant, including macroscopical and microscopical studies of flower. This will help in the identification of powder drug prior using in any herbal formulations.
Sketch of the flower
How to cite this article:
Mamdouh N. Samy*, Mokhtar M. Bishr, Ahmed A. Ahmed, Hanaa M. Sayed, Mohamed S. Kamel. Pharmacognostical Studies on Flower of Tribulus terrestris L.. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2013;1(5):18-22.