Triumfetta Rhomboidea Descriptive Essay

Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
diamond burbark

SymbolScientific Name
TRBA6Triumfetta bartramia L.
TREXTriumfetta excisa Urb.
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STATEAssorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states. State agriculture or natural resource departments.
Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal PlainUPL


SourceLarge MammalsSmall MammalsWater BirdsTerrestrial Birds


SourceLarge MammalsSmall MammalsWater BirdsTerrestrial Birds
Common name: Burr Bush, Chinese burr, diamond burrbark, parakeet-bur • Bengali: বন ওকরা ban okra • Garo: sakhap nathing • Gujarati: ઝીપટો jhipato • Hindi: चिकटी chikti • Kannada: ಕಾಡು ಬೆಂಡೆ kaadu bende • Khasi: soh byrthit • Konkani: निचर्डी nichardi, थिनपुडी thinpudi, तुपकटी tupkati • Malayalam: ഊർപ്പം oorppam • Marathi: झिंझर्डी jhinjhardi, झिनझिरा jhinjhira, निचर्डी nichardi, थिनझिरा thinjhira • Nepali: बाल्लु कुरो baallu kuro • Oriya: ବଣ ଭେଣ୍ଡି bana bhendi, ଜଟଜଟିଆ jatajatia • Sanskrit: झिञ्झिरीता jhinjhirita • Tamil: கபோதம் kapotam, கேடகம் ketakam, ஒட்டுப்புழு ottu-p-pulu, புறாமுட்டி puramutti • Telugu: బంకతుత్తర bankatuttara, డెక్కి dekki, చిరు సిత్రిక chiru sitrika, కుసాంగి kusangi, తుత్తురు బెండ tuthura benda • Nepali: डल्ले कुरो Dalle Kuro, झिनि झिटिका Jhini Jhitikaa, कुरेपात Kure Paat, बलु कुरो Balu Kuro
Botanical name:Triumfetta rhomboidea    Family:Tiliaceae (Phalsa family)
Synonyms: Triumfetta mollis, Triumfetta vahlii, Triumfetta trilocularis

Erect, woody herb or shrub 75-150 cm in height. Stems glabrous, longitudinally grooved. Leaves simple, alternate; blade ovate to rhomboid in shape with 3-5 lobes, sometimes nearly as wide as broad, and 2-10 cm long. Leaf margins irregularly serrate, leaf surfaces softly-pubescent with stellate hairs, blade palmately veined. Flowers small yellow clustered, clustered on the leaf axils. Five yellow, obovate petals about 5 mm long. Stamens 10-15. Fruit a subglobose bur with the body 3-4 mm in diameter, covered with 75-100 hooked spines 1.0 to 1.5 mm long.

Identification credit: Pravin KawalePhotographed in Alibag, Maharashtra & Imphal, Manipur.

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