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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
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • McKenzie R.J. & C. Nepi (1976). Taxonomic reassessment and typification of species names in Arctotis L. (Asteraceae) proposed by Jean Louis Marie Poiret Adansonia, sér. 3 : 44 
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:173, 283 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

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 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
 
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