Photo by Melody
PlantFiles is getting a new look! Just in time for spring, we're rolling out a new look for the best online plants database. It will also work with your smart phones and mobile devices, so now you can take it with you on garden center visits or botanical garden tours. Questions or comments? Please post them here.

Definition of gourd

Categorized under "General"

Definition as written by Terry:

Plants of the Cucurbitaceae family (melons, squashes, pumpkins), typified by the Lagenaria genus which produces fleshy fruit with a hard rind.

The fruits of these plants often resemble everyday objects such as bottles, dippers, apples, swans; they're frequently grown for the express purpose of drying for use in crafts and ornamental purposes.

Definition as written by WUVIE:

A garden in which gourds are grown is
often humorously referred to as a GOURDEN.


Add a definition to this term

Return to the Gardenology homepage

Return to Dave's Garden


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America