Gulay is the Filipino generic word for "vegetable ". There are many kinds of vegetables in the Philippines such as Talong (eggplant/aubergine), Sitaw (string beans), Patani, Patola (loofah), Upo (gourd) , Kalabasa, Amapalaya (bitter gourd) Labanos (radish) , Mustasa (mustard), Kamatis (tomato), and many more. Please see the List of Philippine Vegetables .