African Plant Database


Capparis cartilaginea Decne.
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2 3: 273 (1835) 
Notes : nom. conserv.
Information on the genus : Capparis
 
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : conserved name
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Capparis spinosa subsp. cartilaginea (Decne.) Maire & Weiller
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Capparis spinosa subsp. cartilaginea (Decne.) Maire & Weiller
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Capparis spinosa subsp. cartilaginea (Decne.) Maire & Weiller (1965)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Capparis spinosa var. galeata (Fresen.) Hook. f. & Thomson
=Capparis galeata Fresen. (1837)
=Capparis inermis Forssk. (1775)
=Capparis uncinata Edgew.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading or scrambling shrub, 0,5-4 m.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland, often on exposed rocks or coral outcrops; 0-1950 m (E Africa) – Evergreen and semi-desert open bushland, on cliffs, rocky slopes and sandy soil (Somalia). Socotra, Arabia, Middle East, Pakistan, India.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 56 (1991).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 199 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 12: 6
  • RIVERA, D., FRIIS, I., INOCENCIO, C., OBÓN, C., ALCARAZ, F. & A. REALES (2003). The typification of Capparis inermis Forssk., C. sinaica Veill. and C. cartilaginea Decne. Taxon 52: 307-311
  • RIVERA, D., FRIIS, I., INOCENCIO, C., OBÓN, C., ALCARAZ, F. & A. REALES (2005). (1581) Proposal to conserve the name Capparis cartilaginea against C. inermis (Capparaceae). 2003. Prop. acceptée. Taxon 54(2): 530 Taxon 54: 530
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
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Record n°12907 modified 2010-05-20
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