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Bhatt Sweta

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:22:33 AM9/30/11
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To me, it looks near to Luffa sps.
Definitely does not seem like L cylindrica. But then the ridges are not as clear and prominent as L. acutangula?!!

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Giby Kuriakose

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:30:20 AM9/30/11
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Bhatt Sweta

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:32:35 AM9/30/11
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To me, it looks closer to some Luffa sps.
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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:36:41 AM9/30/11
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... if this fruit is no longer than a span, it could most probably be Luffa acutangula var. amara ... the bitter luffa OR wild ribbed gourd.
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Dinesh

Giby Kuriakose

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:37:29 AM9/30/11
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Luffa acutangula of Cucurbitaceae, I guess. 




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Bhatt Sweta

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:43:15 AM9/30/11
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The fruits were of this size only. Was wondering whether they will increase in size or remain of the same size.

Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:46:09 AM9/30/11
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Yes Dinesh ji is correct: petals not emarginate, fruit almost twice as long as broad. In var. acutangula petals are emarginate and fruit 3-5 times as long as broad.

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Bhatt Sweta

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:47:44 AM9/30/11
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Okie......
thanks for adding on to the information Sir!!

Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:48:29 AM9/30/11
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Also in var. amara fruits are simply ribbed where as they are acutely-angled in type variety.


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