African Plant Database


Capparis viminea Hook. f. & Thomson ex Oliv.
Family : CAPPARACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Brit. Ind. 1: 179 (1872)
Information on the genus : Capparis
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Capparis viminea Hook. f. & Thomson ex Oliv. var. viminea (1872)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Capparis lilacina Gilg (1904)
=Capparis welwitschii Pax & Gilg (1904)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Capparis viminea Hook. f. & Thomson ex Oliv. var. viminea (1872)
Capparis viminea var. orthacantha (Gilg & Gilg-Ben.) DeWolf
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading or scrambling shrub, to 5 m.
Ecology : Rain- and semi-evergreen forest and thickets, evergreen thickets, usually in shady and rather damp places; 50-2000 m alt. (E Africa) – Coastal thickets and bushland (Mozambique).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
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Record n°174379 modified 2008-07-10
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