Capparis moonii - Climber, very large, woody, up to 3 m tall. Leaves subcoriaceous; lamina 5 – 12 X 2.5 – 5.75 cm, ovate-oblong to oblong-lanceolate, obtuse or acute, apiculate, rounded to subacute, cuneate at base. Flowers white, fragrant, 2 – 6 aggregated towards end of branchlet with lowest frequently appearing solitary-axillary. Fruit globose, fruiting pedicel enlarged to c. 8 cm long, this with gynophore much thickened, woody.
|Scientific Name||Capparis moonii|
|English Name||Large caper|
|Local Name||Sudu wellangiriya (සුදු වෙල්ලන්ගිරිය)|
|Conservation Status||Endangered (2012 NCS)|