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  Capparis shevaroyensis
 
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  Family: CAPPARACEAE
  Citation:  Capparis shevaroyensis Sundararagh., Kew. Bull. 37: 72. 1982; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 8. 1988; Sundararagh. in B.D. Sharma & N.P. Balakr., Fl. India 2: 290. 1993; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 22.1996; R. Sundara. & N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 234. 2005. Capparis parviflora sensu Hook. f. & Thoms. in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 176. 1872, non Boiss. 1843; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 46(33). 1915; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 15. 1998.
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  Description: Spreading shrubs, branches glabrous; spines small, recurved. Leaves ovate, acute or obtuse at apex, tip emarginate; base acute and extreme base cordate, glabrous, nerves 3 pairs; petiole 3 mm long. Umbel sessile, terminal 5-10-flowered; pedicel 10 mm long, 5-10 together. Flowers 10-12 mm across; sepals 4 x 4 mm, orbicular, concave, puberulus outside; petals dull white, 6 x 2.5 mm, obovate, obtuse, entire, glabrous; stamens 20, filaments 10 mm long; gynophore 6 mm long; style very short. Berry 8 mm across, globose, smooth; fruiting pedicel 2 cm long.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-October
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Degraded moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Creamy
  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: Thekkady, Aruvanpara
   
 
   
 
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