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sheetal chaudhari

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Jan 25, 2011, 3:32:05 AM1/25/11
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This fruit is called as "Gavalanicha phal" in Marathi. Usaually seeds of it is consumed in stomachache.

Dont know the botanical name.

Does anybody know what it is called?
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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 25, 2011, 3:38:36 AM1/25/11
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... not sure, but the fruit resembles to that of Trichosanthes tricuspidata, the Marathi name of which is कवंडळ kavandal ... to validate.
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Dinesh

Balkar Arya

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Jan 25, 2011, 3:48:20 AM1/25/11
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I think Dinesh Ji is right it is T tricuspidata


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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 25, 2011, 3:52:10 AM1/25/11
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And the Gujarati name is Ratanindrayan; Hindi Lal indrayan, mahakal.

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Balkar Arya

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Jan 25, 2011, 3:58:31 AM1/25/11
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Yes Gurcharan Ji
In our area it is called as kanchan ki bel

sheetal chaudhari

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Jan 25, 2011, 4:00:58 AM1/25/11
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Thank you Dineshji, Balkarji, and Gurcharanji.



On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 2:22 PM, Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com> wrote:

Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 25, 2011, 4:01:27 AM1/25/11
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Dinesh ji & Balkar ji
There is a, however, a big catch. The calyx seems to be present at the base of the fruits, and there seem to be no remnants of calyx/corollaat the top of the fruit. As such it may not be a member of Cucurbitaceae. May be Solanaceae. Sheetal ji, can you get a photograph of fruit cut though middle crass-wise (Cross section).

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sheetal chaudhari

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Jan 25, 2011, 4:08:44 AM1/25/11
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OK Sir

Pankaj Kumar

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Jan 25, 2011, 11:05:12 AM1/25/11
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I was just about to write that. I also thought this to be Solanaceae.
Uusally Trichosanthes should also have a bit elongated fruit. Even the
peduncle is too thin. What brought me doubts where the deformity of
the fruit on the front may be because of which corolla might have
fallen off and as for calyx, I think its there is something looking
like calyx blow the peduncle over the fruit.
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Pankaj

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Vijayasankar

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Jan 25, 2011, 11:21:40 AM1/25/11
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It does look like Trichosanthes. You may confirm it simply by observing the pulp which will be dark green or black.
 
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Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
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sheetal chaudhari

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Feb 3, 2011, 6:59:49 AM2/3/11
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Yes  this looks Trichosanthes,

Have attached the fruit cut in two sections. The fruit is almost dried so i think the pulp inside has also dried.

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Sheetal Pachpande


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sheetal chaudhari

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Feb 3, 2011, 7:16:18 AM2/3/11
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Small herb with beautiful red flowers.


Regards,
Sheetal Pachpande


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Pankaj Kumar

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Feb 3, 2011, 7:20:12 AM2/3/11
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Could this be Verbena?
Pankaj

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Vijayadas D

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Feb 3, 2011, 9:43:10 AM2/3/11
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I also think this is Verbena sps.
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Gurcharan Singh

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Feb 3, 2011, 10:11:46 AM2/3/11
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Sheetal ji
Please have a unique ID for your posts
The two threads got mixed up.



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sheetal chaudhari

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Feb 3, 2011, 11:11:50 AM2/3/11
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Yes Sir,

I also dont know how it happened.


Sheetal Pachpande
Research student,
B. N. Bandodkar college of Science,
Thane West.

JM Garg

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