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Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Luffa aegyptiaca

This is a photo of the pumpkin and squashes family, Cucurbitaceae. I had promised to post this photo to our Ethnobotany class members. This is Luffa aegyptiaca or also known as 'petola bantal' or smooth loofah. It is usually dried and use as sponge.


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