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  1. Family: Cucurbitaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Luffa Mill.
      1. Luffa quinquefolia Seem.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Jalisco, Colima), Central America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua

    Other Data

    Luffa quinquefolia Seem. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    K000424024
    Palmer, E. [1018], Mexico K000424022
    Palmer, E. [770], Mexico K000424023 Unknown type material
    Beechey [s.n.], Mexico K000424020
    Sinclair [s.n.], Mexico K000424021

    Bibliography

    First published in Bot. Voy. Herald: 285 (1856)

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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