Cladostemon kirkii

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Cladostemon kirkii


Taxonavigation: Brassicales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Brassicales

Familia: Capparaceae
Genus: Cladostemon
Species: Cladostemon kirkii



Cladostemon kirkii (Oliv.) Pax & Gilg, Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas C: 185 1895.


  • Cladostemon paradoxus A. Br. & Vatke
  • Cladostemon paxianus Gilg
  • Crateva kirkii (Oliv.) Christenh. & Byng
  • Euadenia kirkii Oliv.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
      • South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal), Swaziland, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, SE-D.R.Congo (Zaire)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names

English: Tonga-kerrie
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