Capparis decidua – Famine Foods

Capparis decidua

Uses

Chad (central): fruit eaten. India (Rajasthan, western): ripe fruit eaten raw; fruit eaten as vegetable and made into pickle; unripe fruit dried or used as vegetable or pickled. Flower buds used as potherbs. Floral nectar also eaten.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(Forsk.) Edgew.
Vernaculars:
Chad (central) (Arabic): Tountoub. Rajasthan (western) (plant): Kair, Dhalu ; (fruit): Laddu. Rajasthan (Jaisalmer district): Ker
Misc:
Soil type favored by plant (Western Rajasthan): flat alluvial plains.

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