Bottle gourd

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sibdas ghosh

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Jan 30, 2010, 9:29:29 AM1/30/10
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Bottle gourd- Lagenaria vulgaris. In Bengali known as Lau (H- Lauki),
very popular in Bengal as vegetable, good source of Vit B and C, A
musical instrument (Ektara) is made out of it, used mostly by the
Bauls of Bengal. In North East many tribes make utensils out of the
ripe fruits(hard shells).
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