The use of floral characters in Capparis sect. Capparis to determine the botanical and geographical origin of capers

@article{Inocencio2002TheUO,
  title={The use of floral characters in Capparis sect. Capparis to determine the botanical and geographical origin of capers},
  author={Cristina Inocencio and Francisco Alcaraz and Francisca Calder{\'o}n and Concepci{\'o}n Ob{\'o}n and Diego Rivera},
  journal={European Food Research and Technology},
  year={2002},
  volume={214},
  pages={335-339}
}
Abstract. Capers of commerce are flower buds of Capparis species, most of them presumably of the species C. spinosa and they are considered as such in international food legislation. However, in the Mediterranean countries of Europe, Asia, and North Africa, that are the main producers of capers, four different species have been detected in the commercial product: C. spinosa, C. sicula, C. orientalis and C. aegyptia. In this paper the study of morphological characters, easily detectable under… Expand

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