Fruits & Vegetables week: Coccinia grandis the ivy gourd or Kundru

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 4, 2011, 2:19:58 PM1/4/11
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Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt. (syn: C. cordifolia Cogn.) the ivy gourd locally sold in North India as Kundru vegetable, photographed in Delhi


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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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tanay bose

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Jan 4, 2011, 2:56:32 PM1/4/11
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This vegetable is also common in West Bengal in both cultivated and wild state.As Canada is quite an extension of India due to admirable population of Indians out here we find these vegetable out here too but believe me ivy gourd as well as parwal (Trichosanthes dioica) are imported from India. Due to severe climatic conditions these plants doesn't do quite well out here even in the summer.

tanay

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ulachungpa

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Jan 4, 2011, 11:02:13 PM1/4/11
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Tondli in Marathi, Tendle in Konkani.
My mother makes a delicious green kadi with the green leaves ground
with fresh coconut and few spices.
In Konkani we call this kadi 'Tambli'.
Usha

On Jan 5, 12:56 am, tanay bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com> wrote:
> This vegetable is also common in West Bengal in both cultivated and wild
> state.As Canada is quite an extension of India due to admirable population
> of Indians out here we find these vegetable out here too but believe me ivy
> gourd as well as parwal (Trichosanthes dioica) are imported from India. Due
> to severe climatic conditions these plants doesn't do quite well out here
> even in the summer.
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> tanay
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> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt. (syn: C. cordifolia Cogn.) 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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> *Tanay Bose*

Balkar Arya

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Aug 26, 2011, 8:57:27 PM8/26/11
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My Pics of Coccinia grandis from Lohari Panipat Wildly growing
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
09416262964
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Balkar Arya

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Aug 27, 2011, 2:04:34 PM8/27/11
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More Pics shot today from a village near Samalkha Panipat
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Madhuri Pejaver

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Aug 28, 2011, 7:37:24 AM8/28/11
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What a beautiful honey bee. Seen the blue colour first time. These are natural colours?
clear pictures.
Madhuri

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Mohan V. Chunkath

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Aug 28, 2011, 8:23:38 AM8/28/11
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Dear Madhuri ji,
The bee with blue stripes belongs to Amegilla genus. The colour is natural :-)
Cheers,
Mohan

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Aug 28, 2011, 9:35:59 AM8/28/11
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Wow!
Thank you Mohan ji.
It is so very clear. Especially I really admired the third pair of leg with the pollen sac cover clearly visible.
Thanks again
Madhuri

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From: "Mohan V. Chunkath" <mohan.c...@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 05:23:38 -0700 (PDT)
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Balkar Arya

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Aug 28, 2011, 9:07:27 PM8/28/11
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Thanks Madhuri ji and Mohan ji fot id of bee. Yes it is natural color of bee

Devi

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Aug 29, 2011, 11:35:49 PM8/29/11
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The Ivy Gourd creeper from my garden. We call it Kovakka in Malayalam. 


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Devi
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