Mukia scabrella – Famine Foods

Mukia scabrella

Mukia maderaspatana


India (Uttar Pradesh, Balrampur region): when unripe, the seeds are removed from the cucumber-like fruit, [which is] then boiled and eaten. When ripe, the fruit is reported eaten raw.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(L. f.) Arn.
Hindi[?]: Pahetula

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