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Coccinia indica, Coccinia moimoi.

Coccinia indica Wight & Arn. Cucurbitaceae. Scarlet-Fruited Gourd.

Tropical Asia. The fruit of this plant, so common in every hedge, is eaten by the natives in their curries and when fully ripe is eaten by birds.

Coccinia moimoi M. Roem.

Tropical Arabia and Africa. The fruit is eaten.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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