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  Capparis brevispina
 
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  Family: CAPPARACEAE
  Citation:  Capparis brevispina DC., Prodr. 1: 246. 1824; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 45(32). 1915; Sundararagh. in B.D. Sharma & N.P. Balakr., Fl. India 2: 260. 1993; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 55. 1994; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 40. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 17. 1999; R. Sundara. & N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 225. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 114. 2009. Capparis zeylanica sensu Hook.f. & Thoms. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 174. 1872, non L. 1753.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chedimukanthi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Shrubs, 2-4 m, branchlets hairy. Leaves 5-7 x 2-4 cm, elliptic or oblong, acute, coriaceous, stipular spines very small, cataphylls linear. Flowers axillary, solitary, 4-5 cm across; pedicels 4 cm long; sepals 4 in two whorls; petals 4, oblong, obovate, white with brown patches; stamens numerous, exserted, gynandrophore as long as or longer than the filaments, anthers dorsifixed; ovary 6 mm, ellipsoid, ovules few to many.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-October
  District(s): Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Sholayar, Alampetty, Kovalam
   
 
   
 
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