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Snake gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina var. anguina)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

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Common names 
Snake gourd
Synonyms 
Trichosanthes anguina L.
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Annual climber cultivated for edible slender fruit, 30-200 cm long, often curled.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 
References
Datasheet citation 

DATASHEET UNDER CONSTRUCTION. DO NOT QUOTE. http://www.feedipedia.org/node/658 Last updated on March 16, 2010, 17:13

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