Formal NameLagenaria siceraria var. gourda
Aliasヒサゴ , Gourd, 瓢箪
MorphTropical bows-formed annual plant
Gourd , Hisago, or Hyoutan (scientific name: Lagenaria siceraria var. gourda) is a tropical vine-like plants of Cucurbitaceae department native from North Africa. It blooms off-white colored flowers from summer to fall and harvest seasonin are in fall. After unplugging the contents of the fruit Peel uses containers and ornamental.
Common name: gourd ,Scientific name: Lagenaria siceraria var. gourda , Another name: Hisago, Origin: North Africa,Life: tropical Liana-shaped one, grass ,Height: 3-5 m ,Leaf shape: heart-shaped 3-5 lobed leaf , Arrangement: alternate , male and female Unisexual flowers, one day flower (evening-morning), that should 5 crack in the axils, Corolla vessel form: location coloration: white (male and female) , Flowers of flowering: from Jully to September, Flower diameter: 4-6 cm, Harvest season: from September to October, Fruit shape: it, so-called Pear-shaped or (increasingly) spherical, rod-shaped, applications do not eat fruit: poison because: instruments, containers and ornaments, rootstocks.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
SeasonJul Aug Sep
Height300 ~ 500 [cm]
Diameter4 ~ 6