Momordica dioica – Famine Foods

Momordica dioica


India (Bombay Presidency): fruit eaten; (Western Rajasthan): ripe fruit eaten; unripe, green fruit eaten as vegetable in curry.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Bombay Presidency, Panch Mahals district,: Kankodan, Kantola. Rajasthan (western): Kankera, Bara -karela, Kankoda. Rajasthan
Soil type favored by plant: sandy.

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