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Capparis sandwichiana

Capparales is a botanical name of an order of flowering plants.[1][2] It was used in the Cronquist system for an order in subclass Dilleniidae and in the Kubitzki system, nowadays. In the 1981 version of this system it included :

The APG II system includes all the plants involved in the (expanded) order Brassicales. For names above the rank of family the principle of priority is not obligatory, hence the difference between the two names.


  1. ^ Kubitzki, Klaus; Bayer, Clemens (2013-04-17). Flowering Plants · Dicotyledons: Malvales, Capparales and Non-betalain Caryophyllales. Springer Science & Business Media. ISBN 978-3-662-07255-4.
  2. ^ Wiart, Christophe (2006-01-11). Medicinal Plants Of The Asia-pacific: Drugs For The Future?. World Scientific. ISBN 978-981-4480-33-8.