Capparis uniflora Woodson
  • Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Capparis uniflora Woodson. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000585259. Accessed on: 04 Apr 2020'

General Information

Trees said to attain 12 m. in height, glabrous throughout, the branches rather stout with glabrous lenticellate bark; leaves elliptic or obovate-elliptic, apex shortly acuminate, base broadly acute, 5-9 cm. long, 2.5-4.0 cm. broad, mem- branaceous, dark green above, much paler beneath, the petioles 1-2 cm. long; flowers solitary and gathered in the axils of the uppermost leaves, the pedicels about 2.0-2.5 cm. long; sepals apparently open in the bud, subequal, trigonal-reniform, rounded at the tip, about 3 mm. long, foliaceous, each subtending a fleshy, sub- pyramidal gland about 2 mm. tall; petals oval, rounded, sessile, about 1.2 cm. long, coriaceous, cucullate at the base, glabrous, green without, white within; stamens about 28, the filaments inequal, 2.5-4.0 cm. long, glabrous, white at the base, purple above, inserted on an androphore about 1 mm. long, the anthers about 3 mm. long; pistil oblongoid, about 2 mm. long, glabrous, the stigma flat, the gynophore about 2 cm. long; fruit unknown.

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    Habit

    Trees

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     Information From

    Capparaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    https://www.iucn.org/
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
    • C All Rights Reserved
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • D See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use