Yes.The name jungli jilebi is because of the shape.
On Feb 1, 3:53 am, Vijayasankar <vijay.botan...@gmail.com
> I think the name 'jungle jalebi' refers mainly to the shape of the fruit,
> and not the taste. I may be wrong though.http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_v5idJ-5liiQ/TH7bvIkDKuI/AAAAAAAAPPA/sGP_bys...http://www.prlog.org/10748187-camachile.jpg
> Vijayasankar Raman
> National Center for Natural Products Research
> University of Mississippi
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Pankaj Oudhia <pankajoud...@gmail.com
> > Scoparia is known as Mitthi Patti i.e. sweet leaves and since generations
> > the Healers are adding it in bitter decoction to make it sweet. Like Sida it
> > is used as broom by rural people.
> > It is not Meethi Jhadu. मीठी झाड़ू
> > ;)
> > regards
> > Pankaj Oudhia
> > On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 12:22 AM, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com
> > wrote:
> > > DULCE or DULCIS means SWEET.
> > > Yes the fruits are sweet. I imagine why they call Scoparia dulcis as
> > > sweet broom :)) SWEET and BROOM sounds contradictory :)
> > > Pankaj
> > > On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 5:22 PM, Na Bha <nabha-megh...@gmx.de
> > >> But is it जंगल जलेबी Jungle jalebi?
> > >> ----- Original Message -----
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> > >> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 12:37 PM
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> > >> The ripe fruit after peeling is very soft and tender. Very nice to feel.
> > >> Though many like it I have not tasted any sweet fruit.
> > >> Madhuri
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