A loofah is made from a ripe dried gourd-like plant which is a tropical and subtropical vine that comprises the genus Luffa that's in the cucumber family.
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Loofah is a climbing vine related to gourds and cucumbers. It features beautiful trailing vines and yields drooping green fruits in the summer. Loofah is cultivated in many parts of Asia for food and for making sponges.
The loofah is a South American vegetable plant that is made up of green leaves and fruits with green covers. It is commonly used to make beach sandals and the loofah sponge or the plant sponge. There exist two species of this fruit: Luffa acutangula and Luffa aegyptiaca. Both of these species are harvested before maturity and are eaten as a vegetable in Asia and Africa.