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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Cyclanthera pedata?
If you know websites containing any information about Cyclanthera pedata please link to them.
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Cyclanthera pedata
Here is some basic information about Cyclanthera pedata.

 

Cyclanthera pedata basic info
Scientific Name: Cyclanthera pedata (L.) Schrad..
Family: Cucurbitaceae.
Genus: Cyclanthera.
Common names in English: lady's-slipper, slipper goard, stuffing gourd, stuffing-cucumber, wild cucumber.
For common names of Cyclanthera pedata in different languages - See link
Description: Cyclanthera pedata, is a herbaceous vine grown for its edible mature fruit, which is predominantly used as a vegetable. Other names: slipper gourd, lady's slipper, sparrow gourd, pepino (Colombia), stuffing cucumber(English), korila(Philippines), olochoto and kichipoktho (Bhutan), chuche karela (Nepal and Southern Bhutan). locally known by its Quechua names kaywa (pronounced kai-wa, hispanicized spellings caigua, caihua, caygua, cayua) or achuqcha (also spelled achocha, achogcha, achojcha, achokcha). - for more info about Cyclanthera pedata See link

 

 

Cyclanthera pedata in other websites
Cyclanthera pedata common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Cyclanthera pedata - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cyclanthera pedata - See link.

 

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