|Classification System: APG III (down to family level)|
Luffa aegyptiaca Mill., 1768.
There has been considerable discussion on whether the correct name for this species is L. cylindrica or L. aegyptiaca. The typification was discussed in detail by Nicholson (1988) and their interpretation is followed here.
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