CoccinellidaeCocculus indicus

Coccinia grandis (English) [ IPA: Coccinia grandis ASM: ককিনিয়া গ্ৰাণ্ডিচ]
Contributed by: Anjal Borah (অঞ্জল বৰা) on 2009-08-01
1. (Common Noun) It's a tropical vine grown for its small edible fruits. They may be eaten immature and green, or mature and deep red. The young shoots and leaves may also be eaten as greens. The fruit is commonly eaten in Indian cuisine. Natives of Thailand, Indonesia, and other southeast Asian countries also consume the fruit and leaves. Cultivation of ivy gourd in home gardens has been encouraged in Thailand due to its being a good source of several micronutrients, including vitamins A and C. পটলৰ দৰে ফল থকা সেউজীয়া এবিধ লতা জাতীয় উদ্ভিদ৷ ইয়াৰ শিপা আৰু পাতৰ ৰস খালে পানীলগা, শ্লেষ্মা, হাপানি, কাহ আদি ভাল হয়৷ (উৎস-হেমকোষ)৷