Capparis decidua, a medicinal plant of family Capparaceae grows abundantly in wild arid regions of Asia, Africa and Saudi Arabia. The plant. PDF | On Jan 1, , Pradeep Singh and others published Capparis decidua- An important medicinal plant: A review of Its Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry and. Capparis decidua (Forsk.) is belonging to family Capparidaceae, yet important medicinal plant of Indian Medicinal Plants. In the traditional.

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Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Hindi-language text Articles containing Sindhi-language text. This is locally deidua as Kair. Some of my photographs are available at this link. Capparis decidua from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan – efloraofindia Google Groups.

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Since the leaves are very tiny and fall off very soon, they may be eating the flowers Had posted some pictures from Kachchh a few months back. Khair city has many Kair’s trees in India. Capparis decidua is commonly known as karira[2] is a useful plant in its marginal habitat.

Can someone identify this? It seems paradoxical that plants should produce flowers and fruits during the driest period when there is maximum water stress. Capparis decidua From Panipat Refinery Area.


The plant looks like Capparis decidua http: But a close inspection will reveal that this is an important adaptation for continuity of the populations.

Capparis decidua – Bare Caper

For more details, pl. Wonderful pictureswrite up and the pdf too. For the village in India, see Kair, Delhi. Capparaceae -Cleomaceae fortnight Friut and Vegetable Week- Capparis decidua from Panipat: It can be used in landscape gardeningafforestation and reforestation in semidesert and desert areas; it provides assistance against soil erosion.

It is a small much branched tree or shrub of arid regions in Africa, Middle East and southern Asia, including the Thar desertears a mass of slender, leafless branches, the small caducous leaves being found only on young shoots. Indiantreepix Database – indiantreepix Google Groups. It is extremely drought-resistant and tolerates some frost.

It is called Capparis decidua [not desidua]. The taste somewhat “tikha” plus sweet. This particular big shrub of Capparis desidua was profusely flowering on the periphery of the Sanctuary and many Black Bucks were eating something from this shrub Karir I am quite relieved to know this is a common plant and found over a vast habitat from Africa to Rajasthan.

Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: The plant can afford this behaviour because of its ability to draw moisture from deeper soil layers. Flora of Eastern Ghats: Capparis decidua At Lothal, Gujrat 22March, Indian Flora facebook group.


I am not sure. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Retrieved from ” https: As the name suggests you will not find leaves. Threatened Taxa of Telangana State. Capparaceae and Cleomaceae Fortnight:: Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park:: A leafless, spinous shrub with red or scarlet flowers, fruit a berrymuch relished as a pickle, dark red when ripe.

This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat It is a wonderful pickle indeed. Attachments 3 Requesting ID of this leafless. The photos are taken in flowering season, May Location -Velavadar Gujarat Date – Oct.

Had cappaaris these pictures on the 3rd of August, while wayfaring through Suvai, East Kachchh.

Capparis decidua from Refinery Road Area Panipat: Capparis decidua from Kachchh: By producing flowers about months before the rainy season the species ensures that the seeds are already in the ground when the rainy season begins. Its spicy fruits are used for preparing vegetablescurry and fine pickles and can capapris helpful insectivores ; the plant also is used in folk medicine and herbalism.