Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standl.


Lagenaria siceraria

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Species id:157380
Image id:7
Image number:39382
Photographer: DM Robertson
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Image notes:Gourds

Record details:

Record id:116066
Date: 15 Jan 2022
Recorder(s):EF Robertson
DM Robertson
Determiner(s):EF Robertson
DM Robertson
Habitat: Vegetable garden, sandy soil derived from granite, but containing much organic matter supplied by manure and compost.
Location: Bulalima-Mangwe District.
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Planted code: Definitely planted
Country: Zimbabwe
Quarter Degree Square: 2028C1
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FZ Divisions (Flora Zambesiaca): W
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Altitude (metres): 1300
Notes: Cultivated for large edible gourds that are cooked when mature, but still green. Creamy in texture with a distinctive slightly smoky flavour.
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Location accuracy code: 0

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: individual images: Lagenaria siceraria., retrieved 19 May 2024

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