Kundru / Kundri / Ivy Gourd “कुन्द्रु”

Ivy gourd, also known locally as Kundru / Kundri / Tindora is a perennial cucurbitaceous vine crop with small fruit used as raw fruit or cooked as a green vegetable. It has many medicinal and health benefits. It is a low-calorie, cholesterol, and fat-free vegetable with high dietary fiber. Here is the flowering fruiting cycle of Kundru.

Flower bud
Petals starts to form on flower bud
Outer petals starts to show color
Young flower
FLower starts to open
Fully open flower ready for pollination
Fruit set
Young growing fruit
Young fruit shedding calyx
Full-grown fruit ready to be used

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