Pointed gourd, scientifically known as Trichosanthes dioica, is a tropical climbing plant that belongs to the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae). Widely cultivated in South Asia, including India, Bangladesh, and Nepal, pointed gourd is valued for its tender shoots, leaves, and the uniquely shaped fruits that it produces. Understanding the life cycle of a pointed gourd plant is essential for successful cultivation and a bountiful harvest.