Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl.

 
  • Family : CUCURBITACEAE
    (GOURD FAMILY or MELON FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Cucurbitaceae
  • Species : Lagenaria siceraria
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl.
  • Common name : Bottle gourd, Calbash gourd
  • Vernacular name : Lauki (Hin.); Sorey kaayi (Kan.); Surai (Tam.); Sorrakaya (Tel.); Nau, Laoo (Ori.)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Comments : Commonly cultivated throughout for its edible gourd.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Tropical regions of the world
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Lagenaria siceraria. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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