Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 1 By T. Pullaiah, D. Muralidhara Rao, K. Sri Ramamurthy (2002- Description & Keys- Capparis grandis, Capparis nilgiriensis, Capparis decidua, Capparis sepiaria, Capparis olacifolia, Capparis divaricata, Capparis brevispina, Capparis zeylanica, Capparis floribunda (syn. of Capparis tomentosa Lam.) & Capparis roxburghii)

efloraindia: 211111 BRS197:
Pl. find the attached file contain a photo for id . request.
Only the fruits photo is available.
Location: Anaikatti Road side (Woody scrub jungle habitat)
Date: Some time in 2004.

Its likely to be Capparis grandis.


Capparis tree for identification 310512MK01:

This tree is common in the Sathyamangalam RF at the altitude of c.1000m.
The leaves are of 10 x8cm and flower 5cm across. I observed the heights of this species ranging from 3 – 7 m high.
Please help me to identify this Capparis sp.
Date: 10 May 2012
Place: Thimbam (Sathyamangalam RF), TN
Alt.: c. 1000 m ASL
Local name: Thotti maram (தொட்டி மரம்)

May be Capparis grandis.

I also think this could be C. grandis. March and april flowering and now its fruiting is there in and around Anaikatti forest as well as in NBNP garden.

So, do you by any chance have a follow up of the fruits as they are developing?

Pl. find the attached file contain the images.

Yes, it looks like Capparis grandis to me too.


efloraindia: Capparis grandis from Coimbatore:
Sharing the images of Capparis grandis from Anaikatti, Coimbatore.



Capparaceae and Cleomaceae fortnight :: Capparis grandis from Coimbatore BRS 2 : Attachments (3). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Sharing the images of Capparis grandis.



Capparaceae and Cleomaceae Fortnight:: Capparis grandis. Pune SMP 2 : 3 images. 3 posts by 3 authors.
Capparis grandis 

Excellent shots …

Tree ID Coimbatore of 25-05-02014 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).
Location Coimbatore city.
Please ID…Tree with dropping branches.
Bark thick, dark brown vertically ploughed. White fragnent flowers… as shown. Seeds round pulpy, initially green, turning pinkish when ripe and finally brown.
No milky sap.

Capparis grandis ?

fairly big tree, larger than most ziziphus Maur. Could not locate any thorns in the tree. It is a single  tree of its kind….out here, I think. All flowers are pure white.

Capparis grandis is a strong possibility from me too.

Un Known Tree Id : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)
If any body can help me the correct ID of this tree species

Seems Capparis grandis, often found in the foot hill areas

interesting tree from Myrtaceae; check for Syzygium sp.

Looks like a Syzygium species.

No doubt in it, it is Capparis grandis only

Tree for ID 02/07/17 from Yawal, Jalgaon, Maharashtra : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

Capparis grandis L.f. [Capparaceae].

Fwd: Confirm plant id : 3 posts by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Capparis grandis

To me also appear close to images at Capparis grandis

Yes it is

Malhargad near Pune, MH :: Capparis grandis for validation :: ARK2021-043: 4 images.

Saw this tree at Malhargad near Pune in July 2021 on a small hillock.
Am guessing this to be Capparis grandis
Requested to please validate.

Looks correct ID !

Yes, it is ma’am.


Plant for identification from Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary, Meerut: 1 high res. image.
Please Identify this plant species

Capparaceae member. Provide more details regarding it’s habit, arrangement & close up of leaves

Pl. try with images at Capparis grandis L.f. as per comparative images at Capparis
I am not getting sure with these images.



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