Luffa echinata Roxb.

 
  • Family : CUCURBITACEAE
    (GOURD FAMILY or MELON FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Cucurbitaceae
  • Species : Luffa echinata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Luffa echinata Roxb.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Comments : Occasional in plains and wastelands. Sometimes cultivated for its edible fruits.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Myanmar, Malaysia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Luffa echinata. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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