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Lagenaria is a genus of gourd bearing vines from the family Cucurbitaceae, also known as the "Squash" family. It contains at least seven species, one of which is known as the Calabash (Lagenaria siceraria). Its species fruit can either be harvested young and used as a vegetable or harvested mature, dried, and used as a bottle or utensil.
References and external links
* Pollinators and biological diversity: the case of the bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) in Kenya.
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