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Species profile—Luffa aegyptiaca

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → CucurbitaceaeLuffa aegyptiaca

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Cucurbitaceae
Scientific name
Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
WildNet taxon ID
27803
Alternate name(s)
Egyptian sponge gourd
vegetable sponge
towel gourd
sponge gourd
loofa
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=27803

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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