Gourd

Lagenaria siceraria var. gourda

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  • Flower name
    Gourd
  • Scientific name
    Lagenaria siceraria var. gourda
  • Aliasヒサゴ , Gourd, 瓢箪
  • Place of originNorth Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Gourd

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.


  • Eye
    Cucurbitales
  • Family
    Cucurbitaceae
  • Genus
    Lagenaria
  • Species
    L. siceraria
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life typeTropical bows-formed annual plant
  • Flower colorsWhite cream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height300.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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