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Non-scientific name:

loofah

10 Medicinal source(s) include this non-scientific name:

Medicinal sources: Scientific names as used in medicinal source: MPNS matched scientific names: Accepted name: Trade forms: Plant parts:
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004) Luffa operculata Luffa operculata (L.) Cogn. Luffa operculata (L.) Cogn.
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000) Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. fibrous "skeleton" of mature fruit
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002) Luffa acutangula (Linnaeus) Roxburgh Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb.
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999) Luffa acutangula (L.)Roxb. Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb.
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008) Luffa echinata Roxb. Luffa echinata Roxb. Luffa echinata Roxb. Fruit (Seed)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020) Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. ex Hook.f. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004) Luffa aegyptiaca Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000) Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. fibrous "skeleton" of mature fruit
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999) Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
The Plant-Book (Mabberley, 1996) Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009) Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013) Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill. Luffa aegyptiaca Mill.
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999) Luffa cylindrica (L.)M.Roemer Luffa cylindrica (L.) M.Roem. Cucumis melo L.

97 Non-scientific name(s) associated with "loofah":

Non-scientific names: Class of name: Medicinal sources:
(ki)-raci Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
abwongarot Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
acaago Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
acago Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
aibhi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
amor Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
angled luffa Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
angular loofah Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ara-torui Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
araheere Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
brihatkoshataki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cantonese luffa Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
cattu-picinna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
changwe Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
courge torchon Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
dhamargava Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
dirgha-patola Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
dirghapatolika Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
dish cloth gourd Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
dish-cloth gourd Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
dishcloth gourd Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
dishrag gourd Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ekijumankuba Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ekyangu Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ekyangwe Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
esponja-vegetal Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
estropajo Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
fluted loofah Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
geronl Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
ghadaghosali Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghia tori Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
ghia-tori Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghiatarui Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghiatarul Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghiaturai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghin-torai Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ghosali Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghoshaka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gutti beera Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
guttibira Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
hastighosha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
hastikoshataki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
hastiparna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
hechima Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
jhinga Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
karavi tori Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
khujar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kosh-ta-ki Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
koshataki Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
kyangwe Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
liane torchon Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
luff Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
luffa Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
luffa sponge Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
mahakoshataki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mahaphala Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mahapushpa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nenua Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
neti beera Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
netibira Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nunebira Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nunibeera Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papangaie Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
paroshi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
paste Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
pate ghiraunla Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
pichukku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pikku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pipangaie Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
purula Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pétole Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
rag gourd Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
raja-koshataki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
rajakoshataki Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ribbed gourd Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
ribbed luffa Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
sapitaka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
schwammgurke Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
si gua Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
si gua luo Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
silin poloncha Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
sisyangwe Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
smooth loofah Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
smooth luffa Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
snake gourd Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
sponge gourd Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
susemioi Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
thipri kaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
thuppada heere Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
thuppeere kayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
thuppure Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tiprikayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
torai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
toral Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vegetable sponge Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
The Plant-Book (Mabberley, 1996)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
vegetable-sponge Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
yue si gua Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)