African Plant Database


Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) 1(2): 606 (1785) 
Information on the genus : Capparis
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Capparis corymbifera E. Mey. ex Sond. (1860)
=Capparis biloba Hutch. & Dalziel (1927)
=Capparis polymorpha A. Rich.
=Capparis alexandrae Chiov. (1932)
=Capparis persicifolia A. Rich.
=Capparis volkensii Gilg (1895)
=Capparis hypericoides Hochst. (1844)
=Capparis verdickii De Wild. (1902)
=Capparis venenata Schinz (1907)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scrambling shrub or climber, 1-3(-10m).
Ecology : Deciduous bushland and thickets, grassland with scattered trees, riverine vegetation, sometimes on termite-mounds; 0- 2500 m alt. – Common. S. Africa (Natal, Transvaal); Botswana, Caprivi Strip; Mascarene Isl.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub, Climber, Scrambler- Ht 1 - 15 m. Alt: 15 - 1980 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 236
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 235 (1937).
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 80 (1949).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 564 (1966).
  • Gen. Gram. : 184 (1986).
  • Trees Natal, Zululand & Transkei : 106 (1993).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 146 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 12901
 
Record n°12901
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