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Encyclopedia > Bottle gourd

The calabash (Lagenaria siceraria) is a vine-based plant that produces a fruit that resembles either a bottle, utencil, or pipe. For this reason, one of the calabash subspecies is known as the bottle gourd. The fruit has a light green smooth skin and a white flesh.

The calabash is frequently used in southern Chinese cusine as either stir-fry or soup. The Chinese name for calabash is húlú (Chinese:葫蘆) or húzi (葫子).

Calabash is also a city in North Carolina

See also

Calabash noodle soup (hulu mian)



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