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Hodgsonia heteroclita.

Hodgsonia heteroclita Hook. f. & Thomas. Cucurbitaceae.

Himalayan regions, Burma and Malay. This plant is a gigantic climber bearing immense, yellowish-white, pendulous blossoms. Its fruit is of rich brown, whose kernels, called katior-pot by the Lepchas, are eaten.


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



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