Capparis cleghornii Dunn ex Gamble

  • Family : CAPPARACEAE
    (Caper Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KARIL FAMILY (करील फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : CAPPARACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Capparis cleghornii Dunn
  • Vernacular name : Thottilu darjee (Kannada); Wagati (Marathi)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Comments / notes : Along the margins of semi-evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : February-October
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & Raja Keshava Murthy
  • Collection Nos : HFP 89, HFP 2696, KFP 7168, KFP 8513
  • Collection Locality : Attigundi (Chikmagalur)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Krishna district, Guntur district, Prakasam district, North Dhone RF (Kurnool district), Gullemallebad RF (Kurnool district), Macherla RF (Guntur district), Kurnool district (Kurnool district), Nellore district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Sindhudurg district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Davanagere; Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. cleghornii. Downloaded on 11 May 2021.

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