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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 2, 2011, 3:25:04 PM1/2/11
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Capparaceae (caper family) » Capparis zeylanica


KAP-ar-iss -- from the Greek kápparis, originating in the Near or Middle East  
zey-LAN-ee-kuh -- of or from Ceylon (Sri Lanka)


commonly known as: Ceylon caper • Bengali: kalokera • Gujarati: ગોવિંદકળ govindakal, kakhbilado, karrallura • Hindi: ardanda, jhiris • Kannada: ಮುಳ್ಳುಕತ್ತರಿ mullukattari, totulla • Konkani: वाघांटी vaghamti • Malayalam: karthotti • Marathi: गोविंदी govindi, कडूवाघांटी kaduvaghanti, वाघांटी vaghanti • Nepalese: ban kera • Punjabi: ਗਰਨਾ garna, ਕਰਵੀਲਾ karwila, ਕਰਵੀਲੂੰ karwilun • Rajasthani: gitoranj • Sanskrit: करम्भ karambha, तपसप्रिय tapasapriya, व्याघ्रनखी vyaghra nakhi • Tamil: ஆதொண்டை atontai, காற்றோட்டி karrotti • Telugu: ఆరుదొండ arudonda


Native to: China, Indian sub-continent, Indochina



Edible use (WILD):
... fruit (as VEGETABLE) used in curry by tribal folk in Andhra Pradesh ... NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository


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mani nair

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Jan 3, 2011, 1:30:45 AM1/3/11
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Nice flowers.

This flower plants are the food plant of caterpillars of  The Pioneer butterflies (Anaphaeis aurota)


Regards,

 

Mani.

 

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