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  Capparis fusifera
 
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  Family: CAPPARACEAE
  Citation:  Capparis fusifera Dunn, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1914: 377. 1914 & in Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 45(32). 1915; Joseph & Chandra., Indian J. Bot. 5:143. 1982; Sundararagh. in B.D. Sharma & N.P. Balakr., Fl. India 2: 271. 1993; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 55. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 24. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 15. 1998; R. Sundara. & N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 229. 2005. Capparis tomentella Dunn in Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 46(33). 1915. Capparis parviflora sensu Bedd., Ic. t. 276. 1868-1874, non Hook. f. & Thoms. 1872.
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  Description: Erect much branched shrubs, slightly puberulus; spines very small on either sides of. the petiole. Leaves to 18 x 7 cm, elliptic, acute at either ends, coriaceous, glabrous, lateral nerves 8-10 pairs; petiole 0.5 cm, stout. Flowers solitary or 2-3 together; petals white, 15 mm long, obovate, obtuse. Berry 4 x 2 cm, ellipsoid, rind hard; pedicel 7 mm in fruit; gynandrophore 0.8-1 cm long, thick.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-January
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
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  Localities: Rosemala, Kallar, Thekkady, Meenmutty, Neyyar, Boneccord
   
 
   
 
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