Capparis decidua, a medicinal plant of family Capparaceae grows abundantly in wild arid regions of Asia, Africa and Saudi Arabia. The plant. PDF | On Jan 1, , Pradeep Singh and others published Capparis decidua- An important medicinal plant: A review of Its Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry and. Capparis decidua (Forsk.) is belonging to family Capparidaceae, yet important medicinal plant of Indian Medicinal Plants. In the traditional.

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The pink fleshy berries are readily eaten by birds. Retrieved from ” https: But had never seen the flowers, everytime a capparis has been submitted here I have yearned to see the Kerda nu jaad. Location -Velavadar Gujarat Date – Oct. Since the leaves are very tiny and fall off very soon, they may be eating the flowers Sharing some pictures of a Kair tree [ Capparis decidua decirua from East Kachchh.

It seems paradoxical that plants should produce flowers and fruits during the driest period when there is maximum water stress. The area where I took these pictures would be under dam water forever in a few years.


Capparis decidua – Useful Tropical Plants

The new flush of leaves appears in November—January. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park:: Karir I am quite relieved to know this is a common plant and found over a vast habitat from Africa to Rajasthan.

Capparis decidua from Refinery Road Area Panipat: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Capparaceae -Cleomaceae fortnight By producing flowers about months before the rainy season the species ensures that the seeds are already in the ground when the rainy season begins. Capparaceae and Cleomaceae Fortnight: Major contributors Stars of the month Efloraofindia’s journey General.

Capparis decidua from Kachchh: Capparis decidua From Panipat Refinery Area. This city is famous for Kair trees.

Capparis decidua | Famine Foods – Purdue University

A leafless, spinous shrub with red or scarlet flowers, fruit a berrymuch relished as a pickle, dark red when ripe. It is a wonderful pickle indeed.

Had clicked these pictures on the 3rd of August, while wayfaring through Suvai, East Kachchh. This is locally known as Kair. Sharing deciidua pics of plant habitat and fruits of Capparis decidua.

Names of Plants in India:: Capparis decidua from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan – efloraofindia Google Groups. The plant looks dexidua Capparis decidua http: The rains have eluded Kachchh this year but Kair was flowering and fruiting with impelling vigour, I suppose this can be attributed to the amazing survival strategies of this xerophyte in the extreme conditions of an arid biotope.


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Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Hindi-language text Articles containing Sindhi-language text. I am not sure. The plant can afford this behaviour because of its ability to draw moisture from deeper soil layers. Is any additional information needed? Some of my photographs are available at this link.

Capparis decidua is commonly known as karira[2] is a useful plant in its marginal habitat. This plant does not have leaves. For the village in Iran, see Kair, Iran. Stars of the dscidua. It coppices well and produces root suckers freely. This is Capparis decidua. It is extremely drought-resistant and tolerates some frost.