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Capparis flexuosa

Capparis flexuosa is a 2–4 meter high shrub.

Capparis flexuosa flowers from early summer to mid summer.[1] The flowers are white to pink, the thin petals are 1.5 cm long. The fruits are green and cylindrical, up to 15 cm long and contain numerous white seeds which are displayed when the ripe fruits splits open. The pulp is bright pink. [2]

Capparis flexuosa grows in coastal regions from West Indies, Mexico, Central America to South America.[1]

The leaves of Capparis flexuosa


  1. ^ a b "". The Institute for Regional Conservation. Delray Beach, Florida USA. Retrieved 2013-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Image of the fruit". Ann Stafford. 2006-12-29. 


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