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Momordica dioica
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Momordica
Species: M. dioica
Binomial name
Momordica dioica
Roxb. ex Willd.

Momordica dioica, commonly known as spiny gourd and also known as kantola, is a species of flowering plant in the gourd family. It is used as a vegetable in all regions of India and some parts in South Asia. It has commercial importance and is exported and used locally. The fruits are cooked with spices,or fried and sometimes eaten with meat or fish.

In Oriya it is called Kankada.In Assamese it is called bhat-kerela and in Bengali kakrul or ghi korola. In Telugu it is called boda kakara and on the east coast of Andhra it is called aa-kakara-kaya. In Gujarati it is called Kankoda and is cooked the same way Karela is cooked. In Sinhala,it is known as 'Thumba'. In Marathi it is called 'Kartole'. In Kannada it is called haagala kaayi.

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