A new species of Capparis, C. tagbanuorum, is described and illustrated from Palawan Island in the Philippines. It is knownfrom a single locality in Mount Victoria, in forest habitats at medium elevation. The new species is characterized by a peculiarleaf morphology, with blade up to 9 times as long as wide, by the racemose inflorescence and by the size of the petals andthe number and length of the stamens. The diagnostic characters are discussed and a key is given for the species of Capparisknown from the Philippines.
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
- Plant Science