Often over the years that I've been working (playing) with gourds, I've heard the
question about sexing gourd flowers - which is female, which is male? So what I did
with my good crop of gourd plants in 2001 was to photograph several flowers, both
male and female so you could see several examples. Take a look.
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The first batch of pictures
are all female flowers. Typical female characteristics are the large yellow insides
and the bulbous knob under the petals.
Let's take a look at some male gourd flowers, now.