I saw this plant growing in an abandoned lot at UP Clarkfied and it was identified as simply a cucumber growing wild. The fruits are small and turn bright red when overripe.
The fruits look like little cucumbers or elongated water melons.
|Common name||Ivy Gourd, Scarlet Gourd, Thai spinach, Kovai, Tindora|
|Location/date||Clarkfield Pampanga / July 17, 2013|
|Photographer||Dr. Ernesto P. Adorio|
|Acknowledgment||Al Ferrer claud Jr.(Identification as uwak),|
Gil R. Mayo (Identification as coccinia grandis)
December 30, 2013.
Gil Jr. Mayo gave the corrected sciname coccinea grandis, which I formerly named Cucumis sativus!.and I will stop calling this as pipinong ligaw. The fruits are edible. See