Loofah

Scientific Name: 
Luffa aegyptiaca
Family Name: 
Curcubitaceae
Place of Origin: 
Asia
Plant Description: 
Loofah is the fruit grown on a vine similar to a cucumber. The fruit can be eaten when young however is mainly dried and used as a sponge
Plant Height: 
A climbing plant
Plant Use: 
Edible
Medicinal
Craft/Construction/Fibre
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Vine
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Tropical

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