African Plant Database


Capparis brassii DC.
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 1: 248 (1824); Prodr. (DC.) 1: 248 (1824)
Information on the genus : Capparis
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Capparis gueinzii Sond.
=Capparis thonningii Schumach. (1827)
=Capparis holliensis A. Chev. (1911) p.p.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Thorny climber or trailing bush with the young branches flexuous.
Ecology : Coastal bushland, fringing forest, forest edges. Disjunct area: W Africa – Mozambique.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Climber, Scrambler- Ht 0.3 - 5 m. Alt: 15 - 460 m. Distribution: EC, KN

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 148 (1970).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 56
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 146 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 12884
 
Record n°12884
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