Sponge gourd

Scientific name : Luffa aegyptiaca (L. cylindrica)
Other names: Deutsch: Schwammgurke , Español: Esponja , Français: Serbete de Pober , Italiano: Luffa , Português: Bucha

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Annual climbing plant with edgy stalk and tripartite (or more) tendrils; Alternate leaves, long petiolate of triangular contour, heart-shaped, indented, smoothly edged or slightly 3-5 lobed, roughly haired, all green parts have an unpleasant smell when ground; Blossom bell-shaped, yellow, ...
Author: Bruno P. Kremer


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