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Lagenaria siceraria (Bottle gourd, Calabash)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Cucurbitales > Family: Cucurbitaceae > Genus: Lagenaria

Ecological interactions

Flower visitors and Pollinators

Morimoto et al. (2004) in a study conducted in Kenya, recorded the following flower visitors:


  • Meeuse, A.D.J. 1962. The Cucurbitaceae of southern Africa. Bothalia 8: 1-111.
  • Morimoto Y, Gikungu M, Maundu P. 2004. Pollinators of the bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) observed in Kenya. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 24: 79-86.

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