Capparis spinosa – Caper Bush

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Pieris brassicae – Large Cabbage White by Milind Bhakare from Leh, Ladakh in 2015.

 

References:

Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3104.10.4.11495-11550.

WFO (2022): World Flora Online. Accessed on 31 Dec 2022. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000029724.

Flowers of India (2022). Accessed on 31 Dec 2022. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Alpine%20Caper%20Bush.html.

GRIN Taxonomy (2022): Germplasm Resources Information Network. Accessed on 31 Dec 2022. URL: http://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxon/taxonomydetail?id=8897.

Page citation

Bhakare, M. and N. Kawthankar 2024. Capparis spinosa L. – Caper Bush. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/capparis-spinosa, accessed 2024/04/23.