Botanical name: Capparis brevispina Family: Capparaceae (Caper family)
Synonyms: Capparis wallichiana
Indian Caper is a shrub armed with thorny stipules. Leaves are short- stalked, varying from broad-lanceshaped to oval, more or less pointed, mucronate, paler beneath. Flowers are borne singly in leaf axils, on stalks as long as the leaves. Flowers are large, 2 inches across, white, two upper petals tinged yellow, maturing to red. Anthers are blue. Berry is smooth, red when ripe. Indian Caper is common in the Malabar region, on dry rocky ground.
Identification credit: Shrikant Ingalhalikar
The flower labeled Indian Caper is ...