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Taxon: Capparis spinosa L.

 
Genus: Capparis
Family: Capparaceae
Nomen number: 8897
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:503. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 14 (4 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support; ornamental
  • Food additives:
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China [Xinjiang, Xizang]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan
    • PAPUASIA: Solomon Islands
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Lesser Sunda Islands] Indonesia, [Lesser Sunda Islands] Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia (n.)]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Vanuatu


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (possibly natzd. in some regions)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  3. Andrews, F. W. The flowering plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. (F Sudan)
  4. Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares. (F Iberica)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  8. Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. (L Macar ed2)
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  10. Fici, S. 2001. Intraspecific variation and evolutionary trends in Capparis spinosa L. (Capparaceae) Pl. Syst. Evol. 228:123-141.
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  12. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  13. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
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  15. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  16. Inocencio, C. et al. 2006. A systematic revision of Capparis section Capparis (Capparaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 93:145.
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  33. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
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  36. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  37. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
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  39. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  40. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  41. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)
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Check other web resources for Capparis spinosa L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8897. Accessed 21 November 2018.