Luffa

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 1 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Luffa (rights holder: Valter Jacinto) © Valter Jacinto

Luffa

Monoecious annual herbs, prostrate or climbing. Leaves simple. Tendrils 2-6-fid. Male flowers in a raceme. Petals 5, 2-4.5 cm, entire. Stamens 5. Female flowers solitary; ovary densely puberulous; stigma 3-lobed. Mature fruit dry, brownish, opening by an apical lid, fibrous internally. Seeds elliptic, flattened. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Cucurbitaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
20.00%
1 of 5 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
c744a32a-a94a-46ad-8d1c-ada70c359f3e
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility