Long gourd: The long gourd is a variety of gourd (Botanical name: Lagenaria longissima, sometimes mistakenly related to the zucchini - Cucurbitaceae family). It is also called club gourd, club gourd or club of Hercules. It is called zucca da pergola or zucca meanders in Italy, Slaouie squash in Morocco (السلاوية), Mzab squash in Algeria, or long melon or lauki in India. There are different cultivars, often referring to a local name...
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