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Abelmoschus esculentus/ Okra/ オクラ

学名/ Botanical name : Abelmoschus esculentus

シノニム/ Synonym : Abelmoschus bammia, Abelmoschus longifolius, Abelmoschus officinalis, Abelmoschus praecox, Abelmoschus tuberculatus, Hibiscus esculentus, Hibiscus hispidissimus, Hibiscus longifolius

English common name :  Okra

Alternative English name: Okro, ladies’ fingers, ochro

日本名 和名: オクラ

日本名別名: アメリカネリ, オカレンコン(陸蓮根)

タイ語名/ Thai name: ผักกระเจี๊ยบ P̄hạk kraceī́yb

イタリア語名/Italian name: Ocra, Gombo

原産地/ Original : North east Africa


The plant is cultivated in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions around the world. The flowers are 4–8 centimetres in diameter, with five white to yellow petals, often with a red or purple spot at the base of each petal.

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okra



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