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Calabash Tree

CALABASH TREE, a native of the West Indies and South America, known botanically as Crescentia Cujete (natural order, Bignoniaceae). The fruit resembles a gourd, and has a woody rind, which after removal of the pulp forms a calabash.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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