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Capparis decidua, Karira, Retama Caper

Capparis decidua

Karira, Retama Caper
Family: Capparaceae
Origin: Africa, Middle East, Southern Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsPink flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Capparis decidua is a small much branched tree or shrub of arid regions. It bears a mass of slender, leafless branches, the small caducous leaves being found only on young shoots.

As it is drought resistant and withstands neglect, this species could be particularly useful in arid areas as a live hedge providing edible fruits.

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Capparis decidua, Karira, Retama Caper
Capparis decidua, Karira, Retama Caper

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