Capparis spinosa var. canescens Coss.

First published in Notes Pl. Crit. 1: 28 (1849)
This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is Medit. to Nepal. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, West Himalaya, Yemen, Yugoslavia

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.
  • Fici, S. (2014). A taxonomic revision of the Capparis spinosa group (Capparaceae) from the Mediterranean to Central Asia. Phytotaxa 174: 1-24.
  • Mao, A.A. & Dash, S.S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
  • 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.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Capparis sicula.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Capparis sicula.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Fici, S. (2014). A taxonomic revision of the Capparis spinosa group (Capparaceae) from the Mediterranean to Central Asia. Phytotaxa 174: 1-24.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Lulmar [92] Afghanistan Capparis sicula K000643962 Type Yes
Winterbottom, J.E. [s.n.] Capparis sicula subsp. sindiana K001392913 Yes
Al-Eisawi, D. [2104] Jordan Capparis spinosa var. leucophylla K000315572 No
Field, H.; Lazar, Y. [149] Jordan Capparis spinosa var. leucophylla K000315570 No
Townsend, C.C. [415] Jordan Capparis spinosa var. leucophylla K000315571 Yes
Jacquemont, V. [940] Capparis napaulensis K001392912 Yes
Mr Edgeworth [s.n.] Capparis napaulensis K001392914 Yes
Jacquemont, V. [1092] Capparis napaulensis K001392907 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6979] Nepal Capparis napaulensis K001126474 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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