Indrayan, Lal Indrayan, Koundal

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Indrayan, Lal Indrayan, Koundal
Scientific Name : Trichosanthes tricuspidata
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Common Name : Indrayan, Lal Indrayan, Koundal
Description:
Syn: Trichosanthes bracteata, Trichosanthes palmata.     A large climber with reddish-orange, hard shelled fruit. It is supposed to have medicinal uses. Fruit offered in Gouri-Ganapati pooja. Native to India.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Annual

 

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