Capparis spinosa var. ovata (Desf.) Sm.

First published in J.Sibthorp & J.E.Smith, Fl. Graec. Prodr. 1: 355 (1809)
This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is Sicilia to N. Africa. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Sicilia, Tunisia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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?
Bourgeau, E. [43] Spain Capparis ovata K000076946 Type Yes
Gillett, J.B. [15961] Jordan Capparis ovata K000315653 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] India Capparis ovata K001132790 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