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  Capparis moonii
 
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  Family: CAPPARACEAE
  Citation:  Capparis moonii Wight, Illustr. 1: 35. 1840; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1:175. 1872; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 45(33). 1915; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 69. 1984; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 56. 1990; Sundararagh. in B.D. Sharma & N.P. Balakr., Fl. India 2:277. 1993; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 40. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 15. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 12. 2002; R. Sundara. & N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 232. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 90. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 114. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Large Caper
  Description: Scandent shrubs, branchlets glabrous. Leaves simple, opposite to sub opposite, 9-12 x 3-5 cm, elliptic-oblong, acute at both ends, glabrous, shining above, margins entire; petiole to 1.5 cm long, slender. Corymb terminal or in axils of upper leaves, few flowered. Flowers to 8 cm across. Sepals to 1.8 cm across, orbicular, puberulus. Petals to 5 x 3 cm, obovate, white, cottony hairy. Stamens numerous; filaments to 7.5 cm long, glabrous. Berry 6-8 cm across, globose, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-October
  District(s): Palakkad, Alappuzha, Kollam, Idukki, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests, also in sacred groves in the plains
  Distribution: South West 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: Peechi, Chenthamarakokka, Karimthalappara, Pandaravarai, Venmony
   
 
   
 
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