Capparis grandis L.f.

 
  • Family : CAPPARACEAE
    (Caper Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KARIL FAMILY (करील फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Capparaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Capparis grandis L.f.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Thottalu mullu gida (Kannada)
    • Mudkondai, Nakkulijan, Turatta (Tamil)
    • Nalluppi (Telugu)
    • Panchundra, Kautel, Pachara, Pachundi (Marathi)
    • Waghutty (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional near village outskirts and dry deciduous forests, up to 800m.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Chamarajanagar district, Kolar district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Nagpur district, Daulatabad
    • Odisha : Angul district, Balasore district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Boudh district, Cuttack district, Deogarh district, Dhenkanal district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district, Kendrapara district, Keonjhar district, Khurda district, Koraput district, Malkangiri district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Rayagada district,Sambalpur district, Sundergarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district, Ramanathapuram district, Thanjavur district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Siam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Capparis grandis. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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