See also Caperberry
CAPERBERRY, CAPER-BERRY, a low trailing shrub found throughout the Mediterranean coastal region. The flower bud has been used since antiquity as a spice, and many classical authors indicate that the berry or small white blossom was commonly used as an aphrodisiac and a condiment. The plant is identified as Capparis spinosa and is known in classical Heb. as אֲבִיּﯴנָ֑ה, which appears only in
Bibliography Löw, I. Die Flora der Juden I (1924), 322-331.