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Abelmoschus esculentus 'Star of David'


Abelmoschus esculentus 'Star of David'

Family Name: Malvaceae
Common Name: Lady's Finger, Okra


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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant

Description and Ethnobotany

Ethnobotanical Uses Edible Plant Parts : Edible Fruits
Food (Fruit & Vegetable)

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water

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Master ID 32282
Species ID 6690
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Species record last updated on: 04 February 2022.