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Short Description : Snake Ground
Snake gourd is a vegetable that might not be as famous as bitter melon. It called snake gourd/snake fruit shape because it is very unique with it is shaped like an eel elongated length between 40 and 120 cm and a diameter of between 5 cm to 8 cm. This plant’s scientific name is Trichosanthus cucumerina L. var anguina, included in the family or the family Cucurbitaceae or cucumber and squash family. Snake gourd probably not the kind of vegetables that famous all over the world, but certain cultures have utilized a variety of unique food for hundreds, and perhaps thousands years.It is a vine that climbs trees and then unfurls flowers and fruits to hang to the ground. Some of the biggest specimens can grow up to five feet long, which is why snake gourd is often used to make the traditional Australian instrument, the didgeridoo. Snake Gourd contains a variety of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that are essential to human health, including significant levels of dietary fiber, a small amount of calories, and high levels of protein. In terms of vitamins, snake gourd has vitamins A, B, C, and manganese, magnesium, calcium, iron, potassium and iodine.