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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Capparis aphylla Roth, Nov. A leafless, spinous shrub with red or scarlet flowers, fruit a berrymuch relished as a pickle, decodua red when ripe. Is any additional information needed?

Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park:: It is called Capparis decidua [not desidua]. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Hindi-language text Articles containing Sindhi-language text. Clicked these near Jaisalmer, RJ in March Indiantreepix Database – indiantreepix Google Groups. Dedidua can be used in landscape gardeningafforestation and reforestation in semidesert and desert areas; it provides assistance against soil erosion.

As the name suggests you will not find leaves. Had posted some pictures from Kachchh a few months back. The new flush of leaves decifua in November—January. 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. 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.


Sharing some pictures edcidua a Kair tree [ Capparis decidua ] from Caplaris Kachchh. It seems paradoxical that plants should produce flowers and fruits during the driest period when there is maximum water stress.

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I am not sure. Usually, it is very common as a spiny bush in the dry region of Vagad, East Kachchh. The taste somewhat “tikha” plus sweet.

The fruits are berry-like and contain many seeds. Books on Indian Flora. Threatened Taxa of Telangana State. The plant looks like Capparis decidua http: I’ve heard people make pickle of the fruits, but never seen someone actually making it local people don’t make pickle.

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It is extremely drought-resistant and tolerates some frost. Retrieved from ” https: Role of eFI in Sc. It coppices well and produces root suckers freely. Wonderful pictureswrite up and the pdf too. Names cappqris the plant include kairkerdakarirkirirkarril Hindi: Names of Plants in India site.

The plant can afford this behaviour because of its ability to draw moisture from deeper soil layers. Sam sand dunes, Jaisalmer:: This is Capparis decidua. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat Nepti This is Capparis aphylla as identified by Khair city has many Kair’s trees in India.


Capparis decidua – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Capparis decidua from Refinery Road Area Panipat: Friut and Vegetable Week- Capparis decidua from Panipat: Fruits turn pinkish after ripening.

For the village in India, see Kair, Delhi.

Capparis decidua – Wikipedia

Capparaceae -Cleomaceae fortnight For more details, pl. Some of my photographs are available decidia this link. This particular big shrub of Capparis desidua was profusely flowering on the periphery of the Sanctuary and many Black Bucks were eating something from this shrub Details of some important contributors.

Capparis decidua At Lothal, Gujrat 22March, But had never seen the flowers, everytime a capparis has been submitted here I have yearned to see the Kerda nu jaad.

Sharing few pics of plant habitat and fruits of Capparis decidua. This plant does not have leaves. Kaul, Director, Forestry Research, F. Capparis decidua is commonly known as karira[2] is a useful plant in its marginal decldua.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is a wonderful pickle indeed.

It is all sticks.