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⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.

This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2697486, and has not been changed.

M Capparis pyrifolia Lam. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Capparis (family Capparaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Encycl. 1: 606 1785.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Capparis acuminata Willd. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Capparis dasypetala Turcz. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Capparis foetida Blume Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Capparis kerrii Craib Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Capparis oxyphylla Miq. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Capparis zeylanica Wight & Arn. [Illegitimate] Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Oligloron zeylanica Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)

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