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Luffa AEgyptiaca
Loof Loof, n. (Bot.) The spongelike fibers of the fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant (Luffa [AE]gyptiaca); called also vegetable sponge.

Meaning of Luffa from wikipedia

- Luffa is a genus of tropical and subtropical vines in the cu****ber family (Cucurbitaceae). In everyday non-technical usage, the luffa, also spelled loofah...
- Luffa cylindrica, the sponge gourd, Egyptian cu****ber or Vietnamese luffa, is an annual species of vine cultivated for its fruit, native to South and...
- Luffa acutangula is commercially grown for its unripe fruits as a vegetable. Mature fruits are used as natural cleaning sponges. Its fruit slightly resembles...
- Luffa operculata (common name, sponge cu****ber, wild loofa or mướp xơ in Vietnamese) is a species of Luffa. It is cultivated for its fruit, which when...
- crop plants in the family Cucurbitaceae, like pumpkins, cu****bers, squash, luffa, and melons. More specifically, gourd refers to the fruits of plants in...
- Bishop Luffa School, named after a former Bishop of Chichester, Ralph de Luffa, is a co-educational Church of England secondary school located in Chichester...
- cu****ber (C. sativus), various melon Momordicabitter melon Luffa – the common name is also luffa, sometimes spelled loofah (when fully ripened, two species...
- of the bitter melon plant (M. charantia). The plant has also been named Luffa tuberosa (Roxb.) or Momordica tuberosa (Roxb.) Pharmacological studies have...
- Ralph de Luffa (or Ralph Luffa (died 1123) was an English bishop of Chichester, from 1091 to 1123. He built extensively on his cathedral as well as being...
- Natural sponge may refer to: Luffa aegyptiaca, plant fibre sponge Sea sponge, animal fibre sponge...
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