The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Capparis

The genus Capparis is in the family Capparaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Capparis

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Capparis acutifolia Sweet Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Capparis acutissima Gilg & Benedict Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis aegyptia Lam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis afzelii DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis amplissima Lam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis angustifolia Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis annamensis (Baker f.) M.Jacobs Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis antioquiensis Cornejo & Iltis Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Capparis antonensis Woodson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis apetala Roth Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis apubifolia B.S. Sun Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Capparis arborea (F.Muell.) Maiden Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis arrabidae Steud. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis artensis Montrouz. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis asperifolia C.Presl Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis assamica Hook.f. & Thomson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis atlantica Inocencio, D.Rivera, Obón & Alcaraz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis baducca L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis bangii Rusby Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis bangweolensis R.E.Fr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis batianoffii Guymer Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis beneolens Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis bequaertii De Wild. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis brachybotrya Hallier f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Capparis brassii DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis brevislliqua Moc. & Sessé ex DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis brevispina DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis burmanica Collett & Hemsl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis bussei Gilg & Benedict Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis buwaldae M.Jacobs Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis calciphila Standl. & Steyerm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis callophylla Blume Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis canescens Banks ex DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis cantoniensis Lour. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis cartilaginea Decne. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis carvalhoana Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis cataphyllosa M.Jacobs Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis chingiana B.S.Sun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis chrysomeia Bojer Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis cinerea M.Jacobs Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis cleghornii Dunn Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis corymbosa Lam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis cucurbitina King Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis cuneiformis Sessé & Moc. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis dahi Forssk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis dasyphylla Merr. & F.P.Metcalf Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis decidua (Forssk.) Edgew. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis deckenii Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis detonsa Triana & Planch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis dielsiana Schltr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis diffusa Ridl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis dioica Gilg Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis divaricata Lam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis diversifolia Wight & Arn. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis diversifolia Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis dolichopoda Helwig Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis domingensis Spreng. ex DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Capparis doniana D.Dietr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis echinocarpa Pierre ex Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis eichleriana Urb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis elaeagnifolia Jacq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis erycibe Hallier f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis erythrocarpos Isert Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis falcata Lour. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis fascicularis DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Capparis fengii B.S.Sun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis ferruginea L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Capparis filipes Donn.Sm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis flavicans Kurz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis floribunda Lepr. ex Walp. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis fontanesii DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis fruticosa Mill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis furfuracea Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis fusifera Dunn Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis garciae Dugand Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis glandulosa Desf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis grandidiera Baill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis grandiflora Wall. ex Hook.f. & Thomson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis grandipetala Maguire & Steyerm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis grandis L.f. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis grisebachii Eichler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis hereroensis Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis heteracantha DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis heydeana Donn.Sm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis hierosolymitana Danin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis himalayensis Jafri Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis holliensis A.Chev. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis humblotii Baill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis humistrata (F.Muell.) F.Muell. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis hypoleuca C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis hypovellerea Gilg & Benedict Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis indica (L.) Druce Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis indochinensis Merr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis inermis Forssk. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis jacobinae Moric. ex Eichler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis jacobsii Hewson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis khuamak Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis kirkii Oliv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis klossii Ridl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis koioides M.Jacobs Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis kollimalayana M.B.Viswan. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis lanceolaris DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis laotica Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis lasiantha R.Br. ex DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis laurifolia Mill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis leprieurii Briq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis lineata Dombey ex Pers. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis linifolia Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis lobbiana Turcz. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis loddigesii Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis lonfifolia Sw. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Capparis longistipitata Heine Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis loranthifolia Lindl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis lucens Hauman Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis lucida (Banks ex DC.) Benth. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis lundellii Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis mariana Jacq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis maroniensis Benoist Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis mekongensis Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis micracantha DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 2
Capparis mirifica Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis mitchellii (Lindl. ex F.Muell.) Lindl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis monantha M.Jacobs Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis montana (Aubl.) Lemée Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis moonii Wight Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis muco H.H.Iltis & al. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis mucronata Elmer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis mucronifolia Boiss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Capparis multiflora Hook.f. & Thomson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis nana Craib Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis nectarea Vell. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis neriifolia Radlk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis nilgiriensis Subba Rao, Kumari & V.Chandras. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis nitida Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis nobilis (Endl.) F.Muell. ex Benth. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis nummularia DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis olacifolia Hook.f. & Thomson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis orientalis Veill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis ornans F.Muell. ex Benth. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis ovalifolia Zipp. ex Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis pachyphylla M.Jacobs Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis palmeri Rose Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis paludosa Mart. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Capparis panamensis H.H.Iltis Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis parviflora Boiss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis peltata G.Don Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis pittieri Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis poggei Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis portoricense Urb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Capparis pranensis (Pierre ex Gagnep.) M.Jacobs Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis pringlei Briq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis pseudocacao K. Schum. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Capparis pseudocerasifera Hauman Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis pubiflora DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis pubifolia B.S.Sun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis pyracantha Bojer Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis pyrifolia Lam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis quiniflora DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis racemosa Mill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis racemulosa DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis radiatiflora Ruiz & Pav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis radula Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis richardii Baill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis rigida M.Jacobs Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis rosea (Klotzsch) Oliv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis rotundifolia Rottler Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis roxburghii DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis rufidula M.Jacobs Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis salicifolia Griseb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis sarmentosa A.Cunn. ex Benth. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis saxatilis Kunth ex DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis schunkoides Iltis Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Capparis scortechinii King Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis sepiaria L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 6
Capparis shanesiana F.Muell. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis shevaroyensis Sundararagh. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis siamensis Kurz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis sicula Duhamel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Capparis sikkimensis Kurz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Capparis siliquosa L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis singularis R.Rankin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis spinosa L. Accepted M TICA 2012-02-11
Capparis srilankensis Sundararagh. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis steyermarkii Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis subsessilis B.S.Sun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis sulphurea Gilg & Benedict Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis sunbisiniana M.L.Zhang & G.C.Tucker Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis tchaourembensis Fici Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis tenera Dalzell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis thorelii Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis thozetiana (F.Muell.) F.Muell. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis tomentosa Lam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis tonduzii Briq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis tonkinensis Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis trichocarpa B.S.Sun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis trichopoda B.S.Sun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis trifoliata Spreng. ex DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis trinervia Hook.f. & Thomson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis triphylla Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis trisonthiae Srisanga & Chayam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis tylophylla Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis umbellata Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis umbonata Lindl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis undulata Zeyh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis urens Barb.Rodr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis urophylla F.Chun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis usiacurina Dugand Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis velutina P.I.Forst. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis venenata Schinz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis verdickii De Wild. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis versicolor Griff. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis verticillaris Turcz. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis viburnifolia Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis viminea Oliv. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Capparis viscosa L. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Capparis warneckei Gilg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis wui B.S.Sun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis yucatanensis Lundell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis zeylanica L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis zippeliana Miq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Capparis zoharyi Inocencio, D.Rivera, Obón & Alcaraz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 577 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Capparis. Of these 181 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 128 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Capparis. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 577 species names for the genus Capparis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 181 31.4%
Synonym 345 59.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 51 8.8%

All names

The status of the 705 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Capparis recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 206 29.2%
Synonym 448 63.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 51 7.2%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 577 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Capparis, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 180 332 0 0 512 88.7%
Low confidence 1 13 0 51 65 11.3%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Capparis is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
TICA 1 1 0 0 0 2 0.3%
Tropicos 0 43 0 8 0 51 8.8%
WCSP (in review) 180 301 0 43 0 524 90.8%