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chitralekha P

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Nov 4, 2010, 12:25:31 PM11/4/10
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Please identify this cucurbit.
Climber, not cultivated, growing in JNU campus, Delhi. Found only one plant on the hedge plant of a garden,  Flowering -  in October.
Flowers very small (~5mm), in clusters but fruits present singly or in pairs, also small (~1-1.5cm), 
glabrous, red when ripe.
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P.Chitralekha

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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 4, 2010, 1:01:36 PM11/4/10
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Looks like Cucumis maderaspatana


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tanay bose

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Nov 4, 2010, 8:53:50 PM11/4/10
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looks like Cucumis maderaspatana but not sure without the closeups
Tanay
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Department of Botany.
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C KUNHIKANNAN

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Nov 8, 2010, 2:23:16 PM11/8/10
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It is Mukia madaraspatna.
Kunhikannan

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Division of Biodiversity,
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding,
Forest Campus,  R.S.Puram,
Coimbatore-641002, Tamilnadu.

Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 8, 2010, 3:10:03 PM11/8/10
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Yes, it is now known as Cucumis maderaspatanus (syn: Mukia maderaspatana).

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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/ 

C KUNHIKANNAN

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Nov 9, 2010, 4:53:34 AM11/9/10
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Thank you for updating me
kunhikannan
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