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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 2, 2011, 1:36:32 PM1/2/11
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Cucurbitaceae (pumpkin, or gourd family) » Coccinia grandis
Synonyms: Cephalandra indica, Coccinia indica


kok-SIN-ee-uh -- red; often spelled coccinea
GRAN-dees or GRAN-dis -- large or spectacular


commonly known as: gentleman's toes, ivy gourd • Hindi: कुन्द्रू kunduru • Kannada: ತೊಂಡೆ tonde • Konkani: तेंड्ले tendale • Malayalam: കോവയ്ക്ക kovakkai • Marathi: बिंब bimba, तेंडली tendali, तोंडली tondli • Punjabi: ਕੰਦੂਰੀ kanduri • Sanskrit: बिम्बफल bimbaphala, तुंडिका tundika • Tamil: கோவை kovai • Telugu: bimbika, దొండ donda


Native to: Africa, Asia and Australia


Edible use:
... unripe fruit (as VEGETABLE), cooked and eaten
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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 3, 2011, 7:55:48 PM1/3/11
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Really nice collection Dinesh ji


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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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/

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