Definition of Luffa acutangula
1. Noun. Loofah of Pakistan; widely cultivated throughout tropics.
Generic synonyms: Dishcloth Gourd, Luffa, Rag Gourd, Sponge Gourd, Strainer Vine
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1. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"The seed yields an oil known as colocynth oil. 6. Lagenaria vulgar is DC = Cucurbita lagenaria Linn., the gourd. 7. Luffa acutangula, Roxb. 8. ..."
2. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"Cucumis sativus and Luffa acutangula failed to produce flowers under long day (16 h. light). Treatment with benzyladenine and N-3- chlorophenyl ..."