The longest loofah in the world: 4 meters long. Located in Beidaihe, it has also won the Guinness World Record. The loofah cultivated and cultivated by the farm has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records, each of which is like a willow branch, but the longest loofah is 4.05 meters. The long gourd promenade is nearly 150 meters long. In addition to the longest loofah in the world, more than 3,000 long loofahs are planted. Every summer, a long loofah, like a green waterfall, goes straight down, and visitors walk through it. The scenery is charming.
What is the loofah?
Loofah (scientific name: Luffa cylindrica (L.) Roem.) Cucurbitaceae annual climbing climbing vine; stems, branches rough, ridged, puberulent. The tendrils are slightly thicker, pubescent, usually 2-4. Petiole coarse, subglabrous; leaf blade triangular or suborbicular, usually palmately 5–7—————————– Short pilose. Androgynous. Male flowers usually 15-20 flowers, born in the upper part of racemes; stamens usually 5, slightly close to the beginning of flower opening, and finally completely separated. Female flowers solitary, pedicel 2-10 cm long; ovary long cylindrical, pilose, stigma dilated. The fruit is cylindrical, straight or slightly curved, and has a smooth surface. It usually has dark vertical stripes. When it is unripe, it is fleshy. It is dry after maturity and has reticular fibers inside. Seeds numerous, black, ovate, smooth, margin narrowly winged. Flower and fruit in summer and autumn.
It is widely cultivated in all parts of China’s south and north. It is also widely cultivated in the temperate and tropical regions of the world. There are wild in southern Yunnan, but the fruit is shorter. The fruit is summer vegetables. When it is mature, the reticular fiber inside is called loofah, which can be used as a scrubbing stove and furniture instead of sponge. It can also be used for medicinal purposes, with cooling, diuretic, blood circulation, passaging and detoxification.