African Plant Database

Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
Protologue : Gard. Dict., ed. 8 no. 1 (1768) 
Information on the genus : Luffa
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Luffa cylindrica M. Roem.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Luffa cylindrica M. Roem.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Luffa cylindrica M. Roem. (1846)
=Momordica cylindrica L. (1753)
=Luffa cylindrica var. agrestis Berhaut
=Bryonia cheirophylla Wall.
=*Cucumis acutangulus Wall. non L.
=Cucumis lineatus Bosc (1792)
=Cucumis megacarpus G. Don (1834)
=Luffa scabra Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
=Momordica luffa L. (1753)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
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Record n°26182 modified 2007-03-30
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