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Dinesh Valke

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Oct 9, 2010, 1:05:53 PM10/9/10
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Luffa echinata


LUF-fuh -- from the Arabic word lufah or lufa
ek-in-AY-tuh -- meaning, prickly


commonly known as: bitter luffa, bristly luffa, rag gourd • Bengali: deyatada • Hindi: बिन्दाल bindaal, घागरबेल ghagarbel, ककोड़ा kakora • Kannada: ದೈವದಾಳಿ daivadaali • Marathi: देवदाली devadali, देवडांगरी devadangari, कुकडवेल kukadvel, कुंजलता kunjalata • Sanskrit: जीमूतः jimuta • Tamil: பேய்ப்பீர்க்கு pey-p-pirkku • Telugu: panibira • Urdu: بندال bindaal


Attached views from various locations along Ghodbunder Road and NH 8
... more views at http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=Luffaechinata&s=int&m=tags



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Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 9, 2010, 1:55:52 PM10/9/10
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Thanks Dinesh 
This is really a valuable catch.

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On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 10:05 AM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:
Luffa echinata


LUF-fuh -- from the Arabic word lufah or lufa
ek-in-AY-tuh -- meaning, prickly


commonly known as: bitter luffa, bristly luffa, rag gourd • Bengali: deyatada • Hindi: बिन्दाल bindaal, घागरबेल ghagarbel, ककोड़ा kakora • Kannada: ದೈವದಾಳಿ daivadaali • Marathi: देवदाली devadali, देवडांगरी devadangari, कुकडवेल kukadvel, कुंजलता kunjalata • Sanskrit: जीमूतः jimuta • Tamil: பேய்ப்பீர்க்கு pey-p-pirkku • Telugu: panibira • Urdu: بندال bindaal

Balkar Arya

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Oct 9, 2010, 8:36:31 PM10/9/10
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Thanks Dinesh Ji
Wonderfull shot


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Dr Balkar Singh
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Arya P G College, Panipat
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