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 fruits are berry-like and contain many seeds. 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. It seems paradoxical that plants should produce flowers and fruits during the driest period when there is maximum water stress. Friut and Vegetable Week- Capparis decidua from Panipat: Major contributors Stars of the month Efloraofindia’s journey Xecidua.

Capparis decidua

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Attachments 3 Requesting ID of this leafless.

But had never seen the flowers, everytime a capparis has been submitted here I have yearned to see the Kerda nu jaad. Capparis decidua from Refinery Road Area Panipat: Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: Flora of Eastern Ghats: Dedidua from ” https: This one was shot today morning from Panipat.

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Karir I am quite relieved to know this is a common plant and found over a vast habitat from Africa to Rajasthan. I’ve heard people make pickle of the fruits, but never seen someone actually making it local people don’t make pickle.


Names of Plants in India:: It is a wonderful pickle indeed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Capparis decidua

For the village in India, see Kair, Delhi. Can someone identify this? Books on Indian Flora. It coppices well and produces root suckers freely.

The plant looks like Capparis decidua http: I have eaten Kerda achhar as an young child on visits to my grandma. The plant can afford this behaviour because of its ability to draw moisture from deeper soil layers. For more details, pl. Capparis aphylla Roth, Nov. But a close inspection will reveal that this is an important adaptation for continuity of the populations.

Here’s the link this is capparis decidua flrs are red, fruits are pickeld in maharashtra. Views Read Edit View history. It is called Capparis decidua [not desidua]. Capparis decidua From Panipat Refinery Area.

Indian Flora facebook group. Sam sand dunes, Jaisalmer:: Fruits turn pinkish after ripening. Capparis decidua from Kachchh: Location -Velavadar Gujarat Date – Oct. Capparaceae -Cleomaceae fortnight Had clicked these pictures on the 3rd of August, while wayfaring decdiua Suvai, East Kachchh. The rains have eluded Kachchh this year but Kair was flowering and fruiting with impelling vigour, I capapris this can be attributed to the amazing survival strategies of this xerophyte in the extreme conditions of an arid biotope.


Sharing few pics of plant habitat and fruits of Capparis decidua. Clicked these near Jaisalmer, Caoparis in March This city is famous for Kair trees. A leafless, spinous shrub with red or scarlet flowers, fruit a berrymuch relished as a pickle, dark red when ripe.

Since the leaves are very tiny and fall off very soon, they may be eating the flowers 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 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 decidux leaves being found only on young shoots.

It is all sticks. The area where I took these pictures would be under dam water forever in a few years. Is any additional information needed? This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat Capparaceae and Cleomaceae Fortnight: Indiantreepix Database – indiantreepix Google Groups.