Common vegetable plants

Bottle Gourd

Bottle Gourd, दुधी भोपळा, लौकी. 

It has male and female flowers on the same plant. Flowers bloom in the evening and pollination happens at night, by nocturnal pollinators.

Cluster Beans

Cluster Beans, गवार 

Brinjal

 Brinjal, वांगे 

One with prominent yellow-colored pollen is male flower. One with a bulge near the stem is the female flower. 

to be filled

to be filled

sponge gourd

Sponge Gourd, घोसाळे 

RIDGE GOURD

 Ridge Gourd, दोडका 

pumpkin, female flower

Pumpkin, लाल भोपळा. You can see the fruit at the base of the female flower. Only when your plant has female flower, 

pumpkin, male flower

Pumpkin, There is no fruit at the base of the male flower. 

Bitter GOURD

 Bitter Gourd, कारले 

Same plant has male and female flowers. Female flower has fruits at its base. In the initial stage, a small bulge can be seen. This is absent in male flower

Elephant Yam

Elephant Yam, सुरण 

You can see the fruit at the base of the female flower. Only when your plant has female flower, 

Green Snake Gourd

Green Snake Gourd-Male flower, हिरवा पडवळ 

Lady finger

 Okra, Lady Finger, भेंडी 

 

Carrot (Local Variety)

 Local Variety of Carrot, देशी गाजर

Commelina sp. केना

It is a wild vegetable. Pakoda are prepared from its leaves like we make pakoda from Spinach leaves.

turmeric

 Turmeric, हळद 

flax seeds

Flax Seeds, जवस

Broccoli

Brocolli, ब्रोकोली

chive

Chive

Flannel seeds

Flannel Seeds, बडीशेप 

cucumber, male flower

Cucumber, काकडी 

Male flower. Usually 3-4 male flowers are present on the single node. The blossom for the next 3-4 days.

Cucumber, female flower

Cucumber, काकडी 

This is the female flower. Do observe the fruit at the base. It is missing in male flowers.

Seasame

Seasame, तीळ 

राजगिरा

राजगिरा 

mustard

Mustard, मोहरी 

ash gourd

Ash Gourd, कोहळा 

Do share image if we missed any vegetable

Do share image if we missed any vegetable

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