Luffa acutangula

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cucurbitales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Cucurbitales

Familia: Cucurbitaceae
Tribus: Sicyoeae
Genus: Luffa
Species: Luffa acutangula
Varietas: L. a. var. amara

Name[edit]

Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb., 1832.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Cucumis acutangulus L.
  • Cucumis operculatus Roxb. ex Wight & Arn.
  • Cucurbita acutangula Bl.
  • Cucurbita campanulata D. Dietr.
  • Cucurbita umbellata Klein ex Willd.
  • Luffa drastica Mart.
  • Luffa fluminensis M. Roem.
  • Luffa foetida Cav.
  • Luffa forskalii Schweinf. ex Harms
  • Luffa gosa Buch.-Ham.
  • Luffa hermaphrodita Singh & Bandhari
  • Luffa kleinii Wight & Arn.
  • Luffa plukenetiana Ser.
  • Luffa sylvestris Miq.
  • Luffa tenera Royle
  • Luffa umbellata M. Roem.
  • Momordica luffa Vell.
  • Momordica tubiflora Wall.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asie
      • Java, India, Sri Lanka

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sinkwa towelsponge
español: Servilleta de pobre
suomi: Intiansienikurkku
Tagalog: patola
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