Capparis spinosa ssp nummularia

Sub-species nummularia, sometimes called Moonflower or Wild Passionfruit, a spreading shrub that flowers at night, has edible, prized, fruit. Found on the Kimberley coast and much of the Pilbara.

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Good eating and found around the world in kitchens and a pretty and unusual garden plant.dsc03279 dsc03280 dsc03281 dsc03284

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Also found in the Northern Territory, and described here.

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Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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