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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Some of my photographs are available at decidus link. Capparis decidua – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: Capparis decidua At Lothal, Gujrat 22March, The new flush of leaves appears in November—January. Details of some important contributors. Usually, it is very common as a spiny bush in the dry region of Vagad, East Kachchh. Capparis decidua from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan – efloraofindia Google Groups.

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Names of Plants in India site. Views Read Edit View history. This one was shot today morning from Panipat. Capparis decidua from Refinery Road Area Panipat: This particular big shrub of Capparis desidua was profusely flowering on the periphery of the Sanctuary cappafis many Deciidua Bucks were eating something from this shrub Can someone identify this?


Major contributors Stars of the month Efloraofindia’s journey General. Sharing some pictures of a Kair tree [ Capparis decidua ] from East Kachchh.

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 capparus.

It seems paradoxical that plants should produce flowers and fruits during the driest period when there is maximum water stress.

Capparaceae and Cleomaceae Fortnight:: Indian Flora facebook group. This is locally known as Kair.

The pink fleshy berries are readily eaten by birds. It is extremely drought-resistant and tolerates some frost.

The photos are taken in flowering season, May Retrieved from ” https: But a close inspection will reveal that this is an important adaptation for continuity of the populations.

I have eaten Kerda achhar as an young child on visits to my grandma. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park:: Is any additional information needed? This city is famous for Kair trees.


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Capparis aphylla Roth, Nov. As the name suggests you will not find leaves. Its spicy fruits are used for preparing vegetablescurry and fine pickles and can attract helpful insectivores ; the plant also is used in folk medicine and herbalism.

It is a wonderful pickle indeed.

Capparis decidua

Had posted some pictures from Kachchh a few months back. Threatened Taxa of Telangana State. For the village in Iran, see Kair, Iran.

Attachments 3 Requesting ID of this leafless. Since the leaves are very tiny and fall off very soon, they may be eating the flowers Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Hindi-language text Articles containing Sindhi-language text. For more details, pl. Khair city has many Kair’s trees in India.