Capparis cartilaginea Decne.

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 3: 273 (1835)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Egypt to Tanzania, W. Asia to NW. India, Arabian Peninsula, W. Indian Ocean. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Aldabra, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Kuwait, Libya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Yemen

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2020). https://www.mapress.com/j/pt/article/view/phytotaxa.456.1.1/40951. epublication.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hedge, I. & Lamond, J. (1970). Flora Iranica 68: 1-32. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Miller, A.G. & Cope, T.A. (1996). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 1: 1-586. Edinburgh university press.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Nasir, E. & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1970-1995). Flora of West Pakistan 1-131.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1980). Flora of Iraq 4(1): 1-628. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hedge, I. & Lamond, J. (1970). Flora Iranica 68: 1-32. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Mao, A.A. & Dash, S.S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Miller, A.G. & Cope, T.A. (1996). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 1: 1-586. Edinburgh university press.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by S. Fici [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • B. L. Burtt & Lewis in Kew Bulletin 4: 299 (1949).
  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 118 (1961).
  • Decne. in Ann. Sci. Nat., sér. 2, 3: 273 (1835).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1991 Schweinfurth, G. [1265] Yemen K000076939 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Lord, J., K. [s.n.] Egypt K000076942 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Bové, N. [148] Egypt K000076940 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Bové, N. [148] Egypt K000076943 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Lord, J., K. [s.n.] Egypt K000076941 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Thomson, T. [s.n.] Yemen K001044820 Neotype Yes
Burger, W. [3227] Ethiopia K001044819 Neotype Yes
Renvoize, S.A. [884] Seychelles K:SPC-07314.001 No
Springfield, E.O. Sudan Capparis galeata K:SPC-16175.000 No
Egypt Capparis galeata K:SPC-65514.000 No
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [1011] Kenya Capparis galeata K:SPC-16576.000 No

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