EPPO Global Database

Lagenaria siceraria(LGNSI)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: LGNSI
  • Preferred name: Lagenaria siceraria
  • Authority: (Molina) Standley

Notes

Niger to Somalia, Sénégal to Côte d'Ivoire to Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Zaïre, East Africa. Cultivated in the tropics for its edible fruits, and also widely cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Russia, Central Asia, India, Bangladesh, Indochina, China, Korea, Guinée, Mali, Burkina Faso, Angola and Namibia to Mozambique, USA (southeast), Central America, Caribbean, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia to Argentina, Australia (Queensland)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Lagenaria leucantha (Duchesne) Rusby
Lagenaria vulgaris Seringe

Common names
Name Language
bottle gourd English
calabash gourd English
Chinese squash English
cucuzzi English (US)
monkey apple English
spaghetti squash English
white-flowered gourd English
Altweltkalebasse German
Flaschenkürbis German
Kalebassenkürbis German
calebasse French
courge bouteille French
cajombro Spanish
calabaza de peregrinos Spanish
calabaza vinatera Spanish
guiro amargo Spanish
porongo Spanish
cocozza Italian
zucca bottiglia Italian
zucca da farina Italian
zucca da vino Italian
zucca lunga Italian
fleskalebas Dutch
abóbora-cabaça Portuguese
abóbora-carneira Portuguese
cabaceiro-amargoso Portuguese (BR)
cabaço Portuguese
colombra Portuguese
colondro Portuguese
flaskkurbits Swedish
горлянка обыкновенная Russian
тыква-горлянка Russian
flaskegræskar Danish
flaskefrukt Norwegian
pullokurpitsa Finnish
uzun kabak Turkish
susak Albanian
кратунка Bulgarian
carbassera vinatera Catalan
ghiya Hindi
kaddoo Hindi
laukee Hindi
कद्दू Hindi
घिया Hindi
लौकी Hindi
Korean
bak Korean
тиква звичайна Ukrainian