Botanical Name -

Citrullus colocynthis (L.) SCHRADER
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Full Botanical citation -

Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. in Linnaea 12: 414. 1838; H.L. Chakravarty, Fascicles of Flora of India, Fasicle II, Cucurbitaceae, BSI, Howrah, 20. 1982

Family -

CUCURBITACEAE

System(s) of Indian Medicine -

Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Homeopathy, Folk, Sowa-Rigpa

Botanical Synonyms (1) -

  • Cucumis colocynthis L.

Vernacular names -

Total 277 Vernacular names found in 10 languages.

English (2) - bitter apple, colocynth
Hindi (13) - badi indrayan, chota tarbooj, ghorumba, indarayan, indrayan, makal, makhal, makkal, toos, tumba, tumbi, tumbo, turo
Kannada (20) - balibandrakshi, daasamekke, dodda haale, doddahallu mekke, haavu mekke kaayi, hamekkae, hara mekke kaayi, hara-mekki-kayi, hava, hava-mekke-kayi, hoa mekke, indravaaruni, kaada kavade, kaadu kavade kaayi, kaadu kavadi kaayi, kakkaavade kaayi, kakkavade kaayi, mekke-kayi, pavamekkekayi, tumtikayi
Malayalam (5) - kattuvellari, katuvelleri, paikummatti, peykommutti, valiya pekkummatti
Marathi (5) - indraavana, indraphal, kadu-indravani, kaduvrindaavan, kuru-vrandawan
Sanskrit (47) -
Sanskrit Comments
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aindri, atmaraksha, brihadvaruni, brihatphala, chitrala, chitrapala, chitraphala, chitravalli, citra, devi, dirghavalli, eindri, gajachirbhira, gavadani, gavaksi, gvadani, hastidanti, indra, indrahva, indralvaruni, indrasahva, indrasura, indravalli, indravaruni, indravarunika, kapilakshi, katurasa, kaya, kumbhasi, mahaphala, mahendravaruni, mahendri, makhal, mrgabojani, mrgadani, mrgevraru, mrigadini, mrigakshi, ramya, rigevaru, shvetapushpa, soumya, trapusi, tunvasi, urupriya, visala, vishala
Tamil (158) - alacai, alakai3, alakaikkommattikkoti, allikam, analacam, antimarittan, antimarittankoti, arruddummatti, arrukkoti2, arrumari, arruttumatti, arruttumatti camulam, arruttumatti caru, arruttummatti, artu-tumatti, aruttumatti, attacikkay, attanatipputu, avirekam, carutka, catamurkkiyam, cempuccuttiyakki, cimitti, cipitti, cirankita, cirupacacikkumitti, cirupeykkumitti, cittirapalam, cittirapalattiram, copotapa, cotanicam, cukkankay1, curapicekam, curapicekkumitti, curnapali, curnapalikkoti, cuvarkkam, cuvetaputpa, ilinkapanti, intiravallarai, intiravaruni#, intiravaruni@, intiravarunikai, intukitakkoti, intukitam, iramakkumitti, kacappuccirikam, kacappuccirikkoti, kacappukkummatti, kacappukkummattikkoti, kacappumancaki, kacappumancakikkoti, kacappuvellari, kacappuvellarikkoti, kaccakkumitti, kaccakkumittikkoti, kaccalkoti, kakamarttam, kalinkam, kalinkam1, kantivaruni, karniyeca, katival, kativarkoti, kattuttummatti, kattuvellari, kavatci1, kecci, kentuvaruni, ketavaikkoti2, komatti, kommai, kommattikkoti, kontalai1, kontalaikkoti#, kontalaikkoti@, kontanai, kukkalinko, kulinkam, kumatti, kumattikkay, kummatti, makapala 2, matca, maturi 3, mirukatcikam, nakatanti3, pacakakkoti, pacakam 2, paedikari attutummatti, paitummatti, palama, paraikkommatti, pasanankaykkulkattu, patukkarakkumatti, patukkaram, paycumuti, pekkommatti, peruncimitti, petam, petikari, petikarikkoti, petummatti, peukkumutti, pey-komatti, peycoomutikai, peykkarumpu, peykkumatti, peykkumutti, peymalikakkumitti, peymalikam, peyt-tumatti, peyttumatti, peyttummatti, peyvellari, piccikkay, pitinkari, talaiviriccan2, talaiviriccankoti, talaivirittan2, tatai@, tataki, tati, tippilikkommatti, tippilikkommattikkoti, tittikam1, tottalveci, tucakakkoti, tucika, tucikacceti, tumatti, tummatti, tummatti2, tummutti2, upavacakakkoti, upavacakam, vallarikkoti, valliri, varagamothankodi, varakamottankoti, varikkommatti, varikkumitti, varikkummatti, varikumatikai, varippiki, varippikikkumutti, varit-tumatti, varittumatti, varittummatti, varriecoomutie, varukam 1, verikkummatti, verittumatti, verrccarrilcempucutti, vicala, vicalam 1, vicaliya, viccalli
Telugu (20) - chedu putcha kaaya, chitti-papara, chittipaapara, chittipapara, erri puchcha, eti-puch-cha, eti-puchcha, etipuchchha, etipuchha, kaarkarukamu, paaparabudama, paparabudama, paperabudama, patsakaya, putsakaya, veripuchchha, veriputsa, verri-puch-cha, verri-puchcha, verripuchha
Tibetan (3) - bi sa la, bi-sa-la, byi sa la
Urdu (4) - hanzal, indrayan ka guda, indyaran, shahme-hinzal