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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 2, 2011, 1:36:55 PM1/2/11
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Cucurbitaceae (pumpkin, or gourd family) » Trichosanthes cucumerina
Synonyms: Trichosanthes anguina, Trichosanthes lobata


try-kos-ANTH-us -- from the Greek trichos (hairy) and anthos (flowers)
koo-KOO-may-ree-nuh -- related to cucumber - from the Greek kykyon


the wild variety cucumerina, commonly known as: wild snake gourd • Hindi: जंगली चिचोण्डा jangli chichonda, कड़वा परवर kadva parvar, pudel • Marathi: जंगली पडवल jungli padwal, कडू पडवळ kadu padwal, पडोळ padol • Sanskrit: पटोल patola • Tamil: காட்டுப்பேய்ப்புடல் kattuppeypputal • Telugu: అడవిపొట్ల adavipotla

the cultivated variety anguina, commonly known as: long tomato, serpent cucumber, snake gourd, snake tomato, viper gourd • Bengali: চিচিঙা chichinga, চিচিঙে chichinge • Gujarati: પંડોળું pandolu • Hindi: चिचिण्डा chichinda • Kannada: ಪಡವಲ ಕಾಯಿ paduvalakaayi • Konkani: पोड्डाळे poddale • Malayalam: ജ്യോത്സ്നി jyoothsni, പടവലങ്ങ patavalanga, തിക്തകം thikthakam • Marathi: पडवल or पडवळ padwal, पडोळ padol • Oriya: chachindra • Punjabi: ਗਾਲਰ ਤੌਰੀ galar tori, ਪੰਡੋਲ or ਪੰਦੋਲ pandol • Sanskrit: चिचिण्डकः chichindakah • Tamil: புடல் putal • Telugu: పొట్లకాయ potlakaaya • Urdu: چچنڐا cicinda


Native of: s China, Indian subcontinent, Malesia, n Australia


Edible use:
... unripe (strikingly long) fruit (as VEGETABLE)


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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 3, 2011, 7:57:11 PM1/3/11
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Flowers are really attractive


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On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 10:36 AM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:
Cucurbitaceae (pumpkin, or gourd family) » Trichosanthes cucumerina
Synonyms: Trichosanthes anguina, Trichosanthes lobata


try-kos-ANTH-us -- from the Greek trichos (hairy) and anthos (flowers)
koo-KOO-may-ree-nuh -- related to cucumber - from the Greek kykyon


the wild variety cucumerina, commonly known as: wild snake gourd • Hindi: जंगली चिचोण्डा jangli chichonda, कड़वा परवर kadva parvar, pudel • Marathi: जंगली पडवल jungli padwal, कडू पडवळ kadu padwal, पडोळ padol • Sanskrit: पटोल patola • Tamil: காட்டுப்பேய்ப்புடல் kattuppeypputal • Telugu: అడవిపొట్ల adavipotla
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