This name is a synonym of Tribulus cistoides L..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 34600285) with original publication details: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 38: 157 1902.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:256671-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-34600285.