Capparis Tourn. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 503 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to Mongolia.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Aldabra, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Baleares, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Corse, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Hainan, Hawaii, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritania, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Portugal, Queensland, Rwanda, Samoa, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Society Is., Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Australia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Western Australia, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Canary Is., Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Gilg & Benedict in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 53: 184 (1915).
  • —F.T.A. 1: 94

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 222 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 503 (1753)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by S. Fici [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Jacobs in Blumea 12: 385–541 (1965).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 222 (1754)
  • Pax & K. Hoffm. in E. & P.Pf., ed. 2, 17B: 172 (1936)
  • Sp. Pl.: 503 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 2010 Nguyen, V.D., et al. [HNK 1756] Vietnam K000577052 No
Nov 1, 2010 Diwol, S.; Kambira, L. [SAN 141799] Malaysia K000577022 No
Jan 1, 2008 Freidberg, A. [Eth 103] Ethiopia K000191280 No
Aug 14, 1995 Cumana, L.; Vivenes, P.; Delgado, R. [5415] Venezuela K000220548 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1995 Schipp, W.A. [S-655] Belize K000220519 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1995 Schipp, W.A. [S-655] Belize K000220518 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nov 1, 1991 Tweedie [s.n.] Panama K000220525 Type Yes
Nov 1, 1991 Tweedie [s.n.] K000220526 Type Yes
May 1, 1961 Henry, A. [s.n.] Taiwan K000380496 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1957 France K000076947 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] K001126519 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6992] Thailand K001126515 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schimper [1347] Ethiopia K000230828 Type Yes
Schimper [1347] Ethiopia K000230829 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7006] Burma K001126550 Unknown Type Material Yes
Rudatis, H. [1388] South Africa K000230802 Syntype Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7003] Burma K001126543 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7005] Burma K001126549 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6982] Burma K001126487 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7004] K001126547 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7000] K001126539 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hunter, P.J.; Hunter; Greenway [11348] Tanzania K:SPC-25872.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] Burma K001132715 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7001] K001126540 Unknown Type Material Yes
Brown, R. [4932] Australia K000651061 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6990] K001126509 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6990] K001126510 Unknown Type Material Yes
Noton, E. [Cat. no. 6998] India K001126537 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6985] K001126496 Type Yes
K:SPC-34082.000 No
Cunningham, A. [458] Australia K000651058 Type Yes
Christenhusz, M.J.M.; Bollendorff, S.M.; Kennedy, H. [2410] French Guiana K001572788 Yes
Du, N.V.; Quang, B.H.; Chinh, V.T.; The, P.V.; de Kok, R.P.J.; Xanthos, M.D.; Moore, A.; Sinou, C.J.A.M.; Clark, R.P.; Little, P.I. [HNK 3278] Vietnam K001639058 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6982] Burma K001126486 Unknown Type Material Yes
Brown, R. [9] Australia K000651068 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] K001126521 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7003] Burma K001126542 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6985] K001126495 Type Yes
Milne-Redhead, E. [5087A] Ghana K:SPC-16173.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7004] K001126545 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6999] K001126538 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] K001126528 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6982] Burma K001126485 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7004] K001126546 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] India K001126523 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] K001126517 Unknown Type Material Yes
Rico, L.; Siete participantes de la Excursión Congreso: Los [1973] Dominican Republic K000478746 No
Hoyle, A.C. [720] Sudan K:SPC-15404.000 No
Vieillard [107] New Caledonia K000651042 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6993] India K001126525 Unknown Type Material Yes
Greenway, P.J. [6205] Zimbabwe K:SPC-09008.000 No
Mitchell [Cat. no. 6986] K001126498 Unknown Type Material Yes
Milne-Redhead, E. [4524] Zambia K:SPC-16177.000 No
Pancher, J.A.I. [239] New Caledonia K000651043 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6992] Singapore K001126516 Type Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] K001126527 Type Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6990] K001126513 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6986] K001126497 Unknown Type Material Yes
Milne-Redhead, E. [5087] Ghana K:SPC-16174.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6990] K001126511 Unknown Type Material Yes
Myers, J.G. [11380] Sudan K:SPC-16577.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] K001126520 Unknown Type Material Yes
Coode, M.J.E. [5302] Philippines K:SPC-51100.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132283 Unknown Type Material Yes
Imray [s.n.] Dominica K000220763 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6990] Nepal K001126512 Unknown Type Material Yes
Andrews, F.W. [1569] Sudan K:SPC-11925.000 No
Welw. [286] Angola K000230813 Unknown Type Material Yes
Troupin, G. [4069] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K:SPC-09006.000 No
Kurz, S. [s.n] BU K000247294 Type Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] K001126526 Type Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132282 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6984] K001126494 Type Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7004] K001126544 Type Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] K001126522 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6984] K001126493 Type Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] K001126518 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6993] India K001126524 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fries, R.E. [1018] Zambia K000230814 Unknown Type Material Yes
McCloune, J. [174] K000230720 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7004] K001126548 Unknown Type Material Yes

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