Coccinia grandis the ivy gourd or Kundru

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Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 7, 2010, 4:55:30 PM10/7/10
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Coccinia grandis the ivy gourd locally sold in North India as Kundru vegetable, photographed in Delhi
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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/

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Vijayasankar

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Oct 7, 2010, 5:26:34 PM10/7/10
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Leaves seem to be highly variable! Good capture. The leaves as well as unripe fruits used as vegetable and the ripe (red) ones are edible.

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Vijayasankar


tanay bose

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Oct 7, 2010, 9:51:53 PM10/7/10
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The leaf morphology of this plant depend on the age of the leaves
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