The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Capparis aegyptia 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) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Encycl. 1: 605 1785.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Capparis deserti (Zohary) Täckh. & Boulos Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Capparis sinaica Veill. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Capparis spinosa var. aegyptia (Lam.) Boiss. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Capparis spinosa subsp. aegyptia (Lam.) Kit Tan & Runemark Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Capparis spinosa var. deserti Zohary Synonym L WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2696955, and has not been changed.