African Plant Database

Capparis micrantha A. Rich.
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 31 (1847)  
Information on the genus : Capparis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Armed straggling shrub, about 3 m.
Ecology : Tall grass savanna on sand; wooded grassland with Acacia, Tamarindus; c. 700 m alt. (Sudan: Imatong Mts.).
  To cite Kers (Fl. Eth. & Erit.): It is closely related to C. sepiaria, but it is uncertain to which variety it belongs.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Hedberg, I., S. Edwards & al. (eds) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2/1: 97-99
  • 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: 57 (1991).
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