African Plant Database

Capparis sepiaria var. boscioides (Pax) Kers
Protologue : Kew Bull. 54(1): 220 (1999)
Information on the genus : Capparis
Basionym : Capparis boscioides Pax
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Capparis boscioides Pax (1891)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Capparis chionantha Gilg & Gilg-Ben. (1915)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading or scrambling, much-branched shrub, 3-4 m, with 'arching branches to 10 m.
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Ecology : Deciduous bushland, secondary scrub, on sand and coral outcrops along the coast; grassland with scattered trees, on sandy and clayey soils; riverine forest; edges of upland forest; thicket on lake shore; 1-1900m alt. (E Africa)– Overgrazed places (Mali).
  S. Africa (Transvaal); eastwards to China and Australia (New South Wales).
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