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  1. Family: Cucurbitaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Luffa Mill.
      1. Luffa graveolens Roxb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent, N. Western Australia through N. Australia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Northern Territory, Western Australia

    Other Data

    Luffa graveolens Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mueller [s. n.], Australia K000634638 isotype
    Mueller [s. n.], Australia K000634639 isotype
    Mueller [s. n.], Australia K000634640
    Belcher, R.O. [681], Myanmar K000639713
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6752], India K001124732

    Bibliography

    First published in Fl. Ind. ed. 1832, 3: 716 (1832)

    Accepted by

    • Rebnner, S.S. & Pandey, A.K. (2013). The Cucurbitaceae of India: Accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences PhytoKeys 20: 53-118.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • (1982). Flora of Australia 8: 1-420. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Rebnner, S.S. & Pandey, A.K. (2013). The Cucurbitaceae of India: Accepted names, synonyms, geographic distribution, and information on images and DNA sequences PhytoKeys 20: 53-118.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • (1982). Flora of Australia 8: 1-420. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0