Luffa graveolens

Luffa graveolens Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 3: 716 1832.;     Luffa graveolens Roxb. (Cucurbitaceae) from Pantnagar : DSR_Oct. 2016_3/3 : 4 posts by 3 authors. This cucurbit was seen along cultivated fields in Pantnagar area. Identified as Luffa graveolens Roxb., it also resemble to L. saccata, a new Australian species published by Telford […]

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Luffa species

Luffa species;          Cucurbitaceae member for ID- 251111 NS2, from Pune: Photographed In wild at Pune. Dated-20.10.11.No fruits were seen.I think– Luffa aegyptiaca / Sponge Gourd.Plz Confrm.    

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Luffa echinata

Luffa echinata Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 3: 716 1832. (syn: Momordica erinocarpa Fenzl ex Naudin); LUF-fuh — from the Arabic word lufah or lufaek-in-AY-tuh — prickly … Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: bitter luffa, bristly luffa, rag gourd • Bengali: deyatada • Hindi: बिन्दाल bindaal, घागरबेल ghagarbel, ककोड़ा kakora • Kannada: ದೈವದಾಳಿ daivadaali • […]

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Luffa cylindrica

Luffa cylindrica (L.) M.Roem, Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 2: 63 1846. (syn. Bryonia cheirophylla Wall.; Cucumis pentandrus Roxb. ex Wight & Arn.; Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.; Luffa cylindrica (L.) T. Durand & H. Durand; Luffa fricatoria Donde; Luffa insularum A.Gray; Luffa leucosperma M.Roem.; Luffa pentandra Roxb.; Luffa petola Ser.; Luffa subangulata Miq.; Luffa sylvestris Miq.; Melothria […]

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Luffa acutangula

Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 3: 713 1832. (Syn: Cucumis acutangulus L.; Cucumis lineatus Bosc; Cucumis longus var. indicus Grew; Cucumis megacarpus G.Don; Cucumis operculatus Roxb. ex Wight & Arn.; Cucurbita acutangula (L.) Blume; Luffa acutangula var. amara C.B.Clarke; Luffa acutangula var. forskalii (Schweinf. ex Harms) Heiser & E.E.Schill.; Luffa amara Roxb.; […]

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