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  Capparis zeylanica
 
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  Family: CAPPARACEAE
  Citation:  Capparis zeylanica L., Sp. Pl. (ed.2) 720. 1762; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 46(33). 1915; Sundararagh. in B.D. Sharma & N.P. Balakr., Fl. India 2: 298. 1993; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 56. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 19. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 12. 2002; R. Sundara. & N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 236. 2005. Capparis horrida L.f., Suppl. Pl. 264. 1781; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 178. 1872.
  Malayalam Name(s): Elippayar, Gitoran, Karthotti
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Ceylon caper
  Description: Scandent shrub, branchlets adpressed tomentose. Leaves 7-9 x 5-6 cm, ovate, apex mucronate, base truncate, pubescent; petiole to 1 cm, densely pubescent, stipular spines small, in pairs, recurved. Flowers in supra axillary rows, 3-4 cm across, white, buds densely pubescent; pedicels 2-4 cm, pubescent; stamens numerous, long exserted, white, turns to brown, gynandrophore as long as or longer than filaments; ovary 2.5 mm, ellipsoid.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-May
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and China
  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: Vellanimala, Alampetty, Ezhimala, Vengoli
   
 
   
 
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