Hindi: Aganaki, Agumaki
English: Madras pea pumpkin, Rough bryony
Malayalam: Perapaticka-പീരപപെട്ടിക്ക, Mukkpeeram-മുക്കാപീരം
It is a climber a perennial vine grows up to 6 meters high. Leaves are alternately arranged, hairy, rough bright green in color on the upper surface, Symmetrical ovate leaves, angularly, deeply 3 to 5 lobed, and up to 9 cm long. Flowers are small and yellow in color, which occurs in March-April. Fruits are green with white blotched stripes and it is turning bright red in color when it is ripe, commonly 2-3 seeds contain in the fruits.
Useful plant parts:
Seeds, Leaf, stem.
flatulence, rheumatic pain, coughs, and skin diseases.
Cucurbitacin, glycosides, this plant roots are toxic
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