Swaziland's Flora Database:
Triumfetta annua L. forma annua
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Triumfetta annua - Rather weedy annual, up to 1 m high, usually smaller. Leaf-stalk up to 3 cm long; blade broadest and sometimes heart-shaped at base with three strong veins, tapering to long point, shortly toothed; few straight hairs on both surfaces, lower somewhat paler, up to 8 cm long x 4 cm wide. Flowers small, short-stalked in small axillary clusters, petals yellow. Fruits with rather slender hooked hairless prickles, rather more than 1 cm diam overall.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.