Definition of Luffa cylindrica

1. Noun. The loofah climber that has cylindrical fruit.


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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luffa Cylindrica

Ludwig's angle
Ludwig's ganglion
Ludwig's labyrinth
Ludwig's nerve
Ludwig Boltzmann
Ludwig Josef Johan Wittgenstein
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Ludwig van Beethoven
Luella
Luer
Luer-Lok syringe
Luer syringe
Lufengpithecus
Luffa acutangula
Luffa cylindrica
Lufkin
Luft's disease
Luft's potassium permanganate fixative
Lufthansa
Luftwaffe
Lugaid mac Con Roí
Luganda
Luger
Lugers
Lugh
Lughnasadh
Lugol's iodine solution
Lugosi
Luhansk

Literary usage of Luffa cylindrica

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1. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1886)
"... that the cultivation of the Benincasa in China dates from the remotest antiquity.7 Towel Gourd—Momordica cylindrica, Linnaeus; luffa cylindrica, Roemer. ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1864)
"... of which the forms are far more like luffa cylindrica than the conjoined species ; and especially in Datura ..."

3. Text-book of Botany and Pharmacognosy by Henry Kraemer (1908)
"luffa cylindrica is an annual plant indigenous to the Tropies -of the Old World. It is cultivated to some extent in America, but especially in the ..."

4. Applied and Economic Botany: Especially Adapted for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1914)
"luffa cylindrica is an annual plant indigenous to the Tropics of the Old World. It is cultivated to some extent in America, but especially in the ..."

5. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1864)
"... of which the forms are far more like luffa cylindrica than the conjoined species ; and especially in Datura ..."

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