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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).

Bibliography other :
  • Lachenaud, Olivier; Stévart, Tariq; Boupoya, Archange; Texier, Nicolas; Dauby, Gilles; Bidault, Ehoarn (2018). Novitates Gabonenses 88: additions to the flora of Gabon and new records of little-known species Pl. Ecol. Evol. 151(3): 402 
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 12901
 
Record n°12901
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