- Ayursun Gokhru is also known as Tribulus terrestr is which is widely distributed in the world and only grows in dry climates where only a few plants can survive. It is considered an invasive species in North America. Gokshura is an herbaceous taprooted perennial plant that grows in summer in colder climates. This plant can also thrive in poor soil conditions and desert climates. It can also be found in Australia, Africa, southern Asia, and southern Europe. The stem of this plant grows around 10 centimeters in diameter and usually forms flat patches. The stem branch is usually hairy and the leaves are pinnately compound. The leaflets are around 3 mm long.