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Luffa cylindrica (L.) Roem.

Synonyms

Bryonia cheirophylla, Cucumis acutangulus, Cucumis lineatus, Cucumis megacarpus, Cucumis pentandrus, Luffa acutangula, Luffa aegyptiaca, Luffa arabum, Luffa cattu-picinna, Luffa clavata, Luffa cordata, Luffa hederacea, Luffa insularum, Luffa jacquinii, Luffa leiocarpa, Luffa leucosperma, Luffa luffa, Luffa parvala, Luffa pentandra, Luffa petola, Luffa racemosa, Luffa satpatia, Luffa scabra, Luffa striata, Luffa subangulata, Luffa veitchii, Luffa vittata, Melothria touchanensis, Momordica carinata, Momordica cylindrica, Momordica luffa, Momordica operculata, Momordica reticulata, Poppya fabiana, Turia cordata, Turia cylindrica, Turia sativa

Common names

Dishrag gourd, Vietnamese gourd

My notes

Some of pictures may show different species.

LinkVietnamese gourd (Luffa cylindrica) at a door near B Ring Road in Al Doha Al Jadeeda neighborhood. Doha, Qatar, January 31, 2014
Location on mapsB Ring Road, Doha, Qatar
LinkClimbing dishrag gourd (Luffa cylindrica) at a corner of Ziyad Bin Eyad Street in Al Doha Al Jadeeda neighborhood. Doha, Qatar, January 31, 2014
Location on mapsZiyad Bin Eyad, Doha, Qatar
LinkDishrag gourd (Luffa aegyptiaca, Luffa cylindrica) near Zubara exit of Al Shamal Road. Northern Qatar, April 3, 2014
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Qatar
LinkFlower of dishrag gourd (Luffa aegyptiaca, Luffa cylindrica) near Zubara exit of Al Shamal Road. Northern Qatar, April 3, 2014
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Qatar
LinkLuffa cylindrica(?) on Corniche in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 15, 2014
Location on mapsCorniche Promenade, Doha, Qatar
LinkLeaves of dishrag gourd (Luffa cylindrica)(?) on Umm Wishad Street in Musheirib area. Doha, Qatar, April 18, 2014
Location on mapsUmm Wishad Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkDishrag gourd (Luffa aegyptiaca, Luffa cylindrica) in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, November 27, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham St, Doha, Qatar
LinkDishrag gourd (Luffa aegyptiaca, Luffa cylindrica) in West Bay, in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, December 20, 2014
LinkDishrag gourd (Luffa aegyptiaca, Luffa cylindrica) near a central pole of one of fields on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, October 9, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkDry fruits of dishrag gourd (Luffa aegyptiaca, Luffa cylindrica) near a central pole of one of fields on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, October 9, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkDishrag gourd (Luffa cylindrica)(?) on roadside of Salwa Road near Mukaynis. Qatar, November 27, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkDishrag gourd (Luffa aegyptiaca, Luffa cylindrica) at Al Jassasiya Street in Musheirib neighborhood. Doha, Qatar, December 25, 2015
Location on mapsAl Jassasiya St, Doha, Qatar

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Acknowledgements

QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.