Fruits & Vegetable week- Pithecellobium dulce

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Prashant awale

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Jan 3, 2011, 2:08:24 AM1/3/11
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Dear Friends,
 
Bot. name: Pithecellobium dulce 
Family: Mimosaceae
Plant Habit: Tree
Common names: Jangal Jalebi, Vilayatichinch,
 This is known by the name "Chijmalai" in Vidarbha region.
 
I presume everyone in this group would have tasted this fruit.
 
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Prashant
 
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tanay bose

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Jan 3, 2011, 2:14:42 AM1/3/11
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i have tasted it it called 'ban tetul" in bengal common found as roadside tree in Kolkata
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Madhuri Pejaver

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Jan 3, 2011, 10:01:56 AM1/3/11
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I thought of sharing a story.
When i started working with Hariyali NGO, we converted some stone quarries in ponds. Then there was no vegitation other than a single tree of this Pithecellobium.
I have that as identity mark in all my photos.
Latter we planted many trees around, most survived. But still when I show the success in powewrpoint to prove it is the same place I telll people "Look this is my friend Pithecellobium, present from first day till today witnessing all activities of Hariyali"
and they also aploud loudly in honour for the tree.
Madhuri

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Prashant awale

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Jan 3, 2011, 10:41:33 AM1/3/11
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Thanks Madhuri ji for sharing this story.
regards
Prashant

Pankaj Kumar

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Jan 3, 2011, 10:49:26 AM1/3/11
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Nice, in out native place they call it Jalebi. And its really sweet and tasty. We had some in our lawns on three sides at my Nanaji's house.
Pankaj

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Jency Samuel

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Jan 3, 2011, 11:30:06 AM1/3/11
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Oh yes. But what a nice name. Jungal jalebi! In Tamil it's called Kodikkapuli.

Jency


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Smita Raskar

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Jan 3, 2011, 11:50:33 AM1/3/11
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Mouth watering name of very beautiful tree :):)
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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 4, 2011, 12:57:45 PM1/4/11
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I know its name jungle jalebi and seen a lot in DU campus but never tasted it.
 
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Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
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Pankaj Kumar

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Jan 4, 2011, 1:09:29 PM1/4/11
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You must try, unless you are diabetic!! They are tasty....
Pankaj

Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 4, 2011, 1:19:05 PM1/4/11
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I am, but I will taste for the sake of interest.
 
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Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
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Pankaj Oudhia

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Jan 4, 2011, 1:21:27 PM1/4/11
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Rather I would say "You must try, if you are Diabetic."

regards

Pankaj Oudhia

Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 4, 2011, 1:30:59 PM1/4/11
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Let two Pankaj brothers agree on one thing, and I will follow accordingly.
 
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Pankaj Kumar

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Jan 4, 2011, 1:36:13 PM1/4/11
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hahaha.... may be our Oudhopedia sir should be able to throw light on its medicinal properties.
Regards
Pankaj

Pankaj Oudhia

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Jan 4, 2011, 1:39:00 PM1/4/11
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Locally it is known as Ganga Amli or Ganga Imli. It is important part of my report on Diabetes.

Diabetes Herbs 116. Pithecellobium dulce 


And Pankaj Bhai, it is Oudhipedia not Oudhopedia.  ;)

regards

Pankaj Oudhia

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Pankaj Kumar

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Jan 4, 2011, 1:45:35 PM1/4/11
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:)) extremely sorry! sir!!
It was in all good spirits so please dont take it in odd sense plz.
Pankaj

Pankaj Oudhia

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Jan 4, 2011, 1:47:37 PM1/4/11
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Bilkul Halke se liyaa hai. ;)

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Pankaj Oudhia

Dinesh Valke

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Jan 4, 2011, 2:02:25 PM1/4/11
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... very interesting flow of thoughts ... many thanks to everyone.


NATURALIZED, CULTIVATED :: Fabaceae</a> (pea, or bean family) » Pithecellobium dulce


pith-eh-sell-LOH-bee-um -- from the Greek pithekos (ape or monkey) and ellobion (earring)
DUL-see or DUL-say -- sweet or tender


commonly known as: blackbead, camachile tree, madras thorn, manila tamarind, monkeypod, sweet inga, sweet tamarind • Gujarati: વિલાયતી આંબલી vilayati ambli • Hindi: ganga imli, जंगल जलेबी jungal jalebi, kataiya • Kannada: ಸೀಮೆಹುಣಸೆ seeme hunase • Marathi: विलायती चिंच vilayati chinch • Tamil: கொடுக்காப்புளி kodukkappuli


Native to: California through Mexico, Central America, n South America













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Pankaj Kumar

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Jan 4, 2011, 2:05:04 PM1/4/11
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OOOOOoooooo, mouth watering..... you dont get this in market :((.....
this is so sad!!!
Pankaj

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Pankaj Oudhia

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Jan 4, 2011, 2:15:07 PM1/4/11
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Not sure whether you have experienced it or not but if you take it in large amount you will find typical odd smell in urine and by visiting public urinal during fruiting time, you can guess what users are consuming these days i.e. Ganga Imli. Very typical odd smell.

Sorry for sharing odd experience.

Let me move one more step. If you collect the urine and spray it on standing rice crop having infestation of Green Leaf Hopper i.e. Nephotettix sp., you will find less population of insects in coming days.  This basic solution can be made more effective by adding other herbs. Unique Traditional Agricultural Knowledge of our country.

In Traditional Healing, our Healers suggest the patients to consume it in bulk and then urinate on wild annuals. Based on the plant growth affected, they diagnose the diseases. I have documented this unique knowledge but it always surprises me as it is not a native species. Not sure the Healers of countries of its origin are aware of it or not? 

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Pankaj Oudhia

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Prashant awale

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Jan 5, 2011, 3:58:05 AM1/5/11
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Thanks Pankaj ji for sharing this information.
regards
Prashant

Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 5, 2011, 11:18:15 AM1/5/11
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Will now surely try it once I am back in Delhi. Will have to wait a few months before fruits ripe.
 
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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/



promila chaturvedi

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Dec 10, 2011, 6:42:34 AM12/10/11
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Prashant Ji,
I used it as hedge plant, but never saw the fruit.
Promila
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