Luffa acutangula var. amara C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : CUCURBITACEAE
    (GOURD FAMILY or MELON FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Cucurbitaceae
  • Species : Luffa acutangula
  • Variety : amara
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Guthibeera (Tel.); Adavibeera (Ori.)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Indian sub-continent
  • Comments : The fruits are small and obovoid, bitter in taste.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kadapa district, Nellore district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, China, Pakistan, Myanmar
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
  • 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 acutangula var. amara. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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