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Capparis lucida Banks (DC.) R.Br. ex Benth.
Coast Caper
A scrambling vine from North Queensland, growing adjacent to mangroves and rivers.
This species was collected by Banks and Solander at Cooktown in 1770.


  Capparis lucida Capparis lucida
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1633.1830S 14528.8348E GPS coordinates:1633.1830S 14528.8348E
  Date of photo:15 May 2016 Date of photo:15 May 2016
Field No.:4027 Field No.:4027
     
  Capparis lucida Capparis lucida
 
  Description:Flower Description:Fruits
  Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland Location:Hartley's Creek, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1633.1830S 14528.8348E GPS coordinates:1639.146S 14534.063E
  Date of photo:15 May 2016 Date of photo:21 April 2008
  Field No.:4027 Field No.:U774
     
  Capparis lucida Capparis lucida
 
Description:Plant in habitat next to mangroves Description:Immature fruit
  Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland Location:Mowbray River, Mossman, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:1633.1830S 14528.8348E GPS coordinates:1633.1830S 14528.8348E
  Date of photo:15 May 2016 Date of photo:15 May 2016
  Field No.:4027 Field No.:4027
     
  Capparis lucida Capparis lucida
 
  Description:Flower and buds Description:Plant scrambling on tree on riverbank
  Location:Barron River, Machan's Beach, Cairns, North Queensland Location:Barron River, Machan's Beach, Cairns, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚51.6072S, 145°44.7252E GPS coordinates:16˚51.6072S, 145°44.7252E
  Date of photo:18 September 2016 Date of photo:18 September 2016
  Field No.:5174 Field No.:5174
     
     

References:(accessed 16 October 2016):

Hewson,H,J. in George A.S.(ed.) (1982) Capparaceae. Flora of Australia 8: 217

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Capparis_lucida.htm


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