Fruits & Vegetables: Mucuna pruriens_RKC

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Ritesh Kumar Choudhary

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Jan 8, 2011, 10:56:24 PM1/8/11
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Mucuna pruriens
 
Family: Fabaceae
 
Loc.: Mariyang, Upper Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh (ca 800m)
 
Uses: Seeds are boiled and eaten.
 
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Ritesh.
 

 
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mani nair

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Jan 9, 2011, 9:58:35 AM1/9/11
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Nice photos.  We call this Khaj Khujli in Marathi.  During our childhood days we used to rub this fruit on friends hands and enjoy the irritation of our friends !!

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Mani.

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