Capparis spinosa var. mucronifolia (Boiss.) Hedge & Lamond ex R.R.Stewart

First published in Fl. W. Pakistan Annot. Cat.: 294 (1972)
This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is Arabian Peninsula to Pakistan. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Gulf States, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Miller, A.G. & Cope, T.A. (1996). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 1: 1-586. Edinburgh university press.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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?
Apr 21, 1981 Stewart, R.R. [7039] Pakistan K000342295 Yes
Jan 1, 1968 Aitchison, J.E.T. [320] Pakistan K000342293 Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Aucher-Eloy [4191] Capparis mucronifolia K000076937 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Stocks [1201] Capparis mucronifolia K000643960 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1957 s.coll. [1201] Pakistan Capparis mucronifolia K000342292 Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Stocks [s.n.] Pakistan Capparis mucronifolia K000342294 Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Aucher-Eloy [4191] Capparis mucronifolia K000643961 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1917 Bornmüller, J. [5] Iran Capparis mucronifolia K000076936 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lace, J.H. [3938] Pakistan Capparis mucronifolia K000342298 Yes
Jacquemont, V. [1465] Pakistan Capparis mucronifolia K000342297 Yes
Edgeworth [1008] Pakistan Capparis mucronifolia K000342296 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