Capers also known as caper berry are immature flower buds of Capparius spinosa. They are small shrubs, reach 1 meter height, leaf stipules are transformed into spines, flowers are borne on first year branches, they are white with long conspicuum tassels of purple stamens. The flowers open in the morning and close by sunset.
Indian name for Capers:
Hindi : Kabra Kannada :Mullukattari Marathi :Kabur Punjabi :Kaur,Barar Telugu :Kokilakshamu
Foreign name for Capers:
Italian : Cappero Egypt : Caperberry Arabic : Kaber/Lussef French : Capre German : Kaper Greek : Kappari Spanish : Alcaparra
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