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.