Capparis cynophallophora
Jamaican caper

Family: Capparidaceae

Form: Evergreen shrub or small tree reaching 20 ft' tall

Leaves: Simple, alternate, glabrous, orangish petioles, slightly emarginate apices. Green, glabrous upper leaf surface, lepidote underside

Stem/Bark: Single- or multiple-trunk

Flower: Bisexual, four white petals, white with pink center, long filaments

Fruit: Dehiscing long-stalked capsule

Comments: There is a similar native, C. flexuosa, which can be distinguished by a glabrous lower leaf surface and sprawling growth habit.