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Coccinia indica

(kŏk-sĭn′ē-ă ĭn-dĭ′kă)
The climbing ivy gourd, used in ayruvedic medicine to treat diabetes mellitus. Ingestion of an extract made from its dried leaves, often mixed with the dried roots of Abroma augusta, lowers blood sugars.
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Aside from the Waipio location, host plants (Cucurbitaceae) were scattered and not particularly abundant at the trapping sites and consisted primarily of zucchini (Cucurbita pepo L.), bitter melon (Momordica charantia L.), and ivy gourd (Coccinia grandis [L.] Voigt).
The selected papers registered 18 plant species used: Ajuga iva (southern bugle), Anacardium occidentale (cashew), Cassia sophera, Chlorophytum borivilianum (safed musli), Cnidoscolus aconitifolius, Coccinia indica, Danae racemosa (poet's laurel), Dracaena arborea, Eugenia jambolana (jambul), Hyphaene the baica (doum palm),Momordica charantia (karela),Morns alba (white mulberry), Mncuna pruriens (velvet bean), Musa paradisiaca (banana), Phoenix dactylifera (date palm), Sida cordata, Tamarindus indica (tamarind) and Urtica dioica (stinging nettle).