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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I am not sure. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park:: Sam sand dunes, Jaisalmer:: Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Hindi-language text Articles containing Sindhi-language text. The plant can afford this behaviour because of its ability to draw moisture from deeper soil layers.

It is called Capparis decidua [not desidua]. It seems paradoxical that plants should produce flowers and fruits during the driest period when capparus is maximum water stress. It is a wonderful pickle indeed. But a close inspection will reveal that this is an important adaptation for continuity of the populations.

Capparis aphylla Roth, Nov. It coppices well and produces root suckers freely. Khair city has many Kair’s trees in India. Details of some important contributors. Role of eFI in Sc. It is a small much branched tree or shrub of arid regions in Africa, Middle East and southern Asia, including the Thar desertears a mass of slender, leafless branches, the small caducous leaves being found only on young shoots.


This page capparie last edited on 14 Decidaat A leafless, spinous shrub with red or scarlet flowers, fruit a berrymuch relished as a pickle, dark red when ripe.

Capparaceae -Cleomaceae fortnight Retrieved from ” https: Is any additional information needed? Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: Names of Plants in India site. Since the leaves are very tiny and fall off very soon, they may be eating the flowers For the village in India, see Kair, Delhi. Wonderful pictureswrite up and the pdf too.

Capparis decidua is commonly known as karira[2] is a useful plant in its marginal habitat. Kaul, Director, Forestry Research, F.

Capparis decidua

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It is extremely drought-resistant and tolerates some frost. Its spicy fruits are used ddecidua preparing vegetablescurry and fine pickles and can attract helpful insectivores ; the plant also is used in folk medicine and herbalism. Indiantreepix Database – indiantreepix Google Groups.

Indian Flora facebook group. Fruits turn pinkish after ripening. Capparis decidua from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan – efloraofindia Google Groups. The taste somewhat “tikha” plus sweet.

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Major contributors Stars of the month Efloraofindia’s journey General. 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.


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.

Sharing some pictures of a Kair tree [ Capparis decidua ] from East Kachchh. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Clicked these near Jaisalmer, RJ in March Names of Plants in India:: Usually, it is very common as a spiny bush in the dry region of Vagad, East Kachchh.

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This one was shot today morning from Panipat. Nepti This is Capparis aphylla as identified by Friut and Vegetable Week- Capparis decidua from Panipat: Sharing few pics of plant habitat and fruits of Capparis decidua. I’ve heard people make pickle of the fruits, but never seen someone actually making it local people don’t make pickle. This plant does not have cappairs. Karir I am quite relieved to know this is a common plant and found over a vast habitat from Africa to Rajasthan.

Capparis decidua

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

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