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Scientific name of Creeping Cucumber: melothria-pendula (Lam.) Gandhi
Name of Creeping Cucumber in different languages:
English: Diversely-leaved melothria, Clasping-stemmed solena
Sanscrit: अम्ळवेतसः Amlavetasah
Hindi: अमन्तमूल Amantamul, तरली Tarali, बन काकड़ा Ban Kakra
Malayalam: Njerinjampuly ഞെരിഞമ്പുളി
Plant description of Creeping Cucumber
Creeping Cucumber or Karivalli (Solena amplexicaulis (Lam.) Gandhi) is commonly found in deciduous forests and plane areas, it is a climber vine, climb with the help of tendrils. Leaves are green, 4 to 12 cm long and 2.5 to 7 cm broad, ovate to oblong, five angled, apex acuminate and scabrid. Fruit are green with white dots, sized 1.5 to 2 cm long and 1 to1.5 cm broad, apically beaked and ribbed.
Useful plant parts: Root, leaf, fruit.
Medicinal uses: to treat Asthma, cough