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Caper bush. Alcaparro

Capparis spinosa


The plant is best known for the edible flower buds (capers), often used as a seasoning, and the fruit (caper berries), both of which are usually consumed pickled.

Es un arbusto originario de la región mediterránea, conocido por sus capullos comestibles, las alcaparras, que normalmente se consumen encurtidas.


En un muro en el Foro Romano.

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Caper bush
Capparis spinosa (Capparaceae)

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eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 5 years ago

Thanks, Marianna for ID.

eulalia rubio
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eulalia rubio

Roma, LAZ, Italy

Spotted on Nov 11, 2010
Submitted on Nov 11, 2010

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