Yes it is the female plant of M. cochinchinensis. Now I should look
for a male plant to enjoy the Chinese Cucumber. Thank you Dr.
Gurcharan Singh ji and Dinesh ji. Regards, Shrikant.
On Sep 26, 10:28 pm, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com
> Dinesh ji, you are right, it is Momordica cochinchinensis. Yellowish colour
> appears to be the rule, white a rarity.
> On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com
> > Shrikant ji ... resembles *Momordica cochinchinensis* at FOI
> > differs in colour.
> > Regards.
> > On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 7:50 PM, shrikant ingalhalikar <
> > le...@rediffmail.com
> >> Singh Sir, the flowers are really that big, about 10 cm. This is found
> >> on a hedge and vegetable vendors sit near it. I wonder if it is any of
> >> the plants used as vegetables but I do not know any. Regards, Shrikant
> >> .
> >> On Sep 26, 9:31 am, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com
> >> > Shrikant ji
> >> > Flower size, is it cm or mm?
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> >> > Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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> >> > On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 9:05 PM, Shrikant Ingalhalikar <
> >> le...@rediffmail.com
> >> > > wrote:
> >> > > Pls ID this anuual climber. Leaves broadly ovate, cordate, coarsely
> >> > > serrate, 8-12 cm. Flowers 8-10 cm, pale yellow. Fruits caducous
> >> prematurely
> >> > > but resemble Momordica, 3 cm long, tubercled, red.
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