What is Called Kakdi in English? With Scientific Name [Growing Tips]

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What is Called Kakdi in English?

Very hard question if you are searching and not getting an answer? Because In most of the places Kakdi in English is called Cucumber but in India Cucumber is used For Khira.



Kakdi In English – Armenian cucumber
Kakdi in Scientific name – “Cucumis melo var. utilissimus”

Cucumber is stated to have originated from India with many varieties. It was introduced in other parts of the world later. Cucumber has mainly three varieties; ‘slicing’, ‘pickling’ and ‘burpless’.




100 grams of cucumber contains 95% water. It provides 16 calories of energy. It has a low content of essential nutrients, mainly 16% of daily use of vitamin K.

Let us see some of the names of this cucumber:
  1. Scientific name……………………. Cucumis Sativus
  2. Other names ……………………….… Garden Cucumber
  3. Arabic …………………………………. Khiar
  4. Italian …………………………………. Cocomero
  5. Malayalam …………………………… Valleri
  6. Tamil …………………………………… Velleri
  7. Oriya ……………………………………. Kakudi
  8. Telugu …………………………………. Dosa




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