EPPO Global Database

Luffa acutangula(LUFAC)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: LUFAC
  • Preferred name: Luffa acutangula
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Roxburgh

Notes

Western Asia (Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sir Lanka, Bangladesh. Introduced in Central Asia, Indochina, China, various African countries, USA, Caribbean


Common names
Name Language
angled loofah English
Chinese okra English
dishcloth gourd English
East Indian okra English
loofah English
strainer vine English
papangaye French
torchon French
esponja Spanish
estropajo Spanish
servilleta Spanish
люффа гранистая Russian
люффа остроребристая Russian
guǎng dōng sī guā Chinese
广东丝瓜 Chinese
люфа Ukrainian
люфа гострогранна Ukrainian