Is okra and Lady Finger same?

Is okra and Lady Finger same?

Okra (US: /ˈoʊkrə/, UK: /ˈɒkrə/), Abelmoschus esculentus, known in many English-speaking countries as ladies' fingers or ochro, is a flowering plant in the mallow family. It is valued for its edible green seed pods.

Why is okra called ladies finger?

It is possible that this name was given as it resembled the finger of a woman (lady). This vegetable is called Okra in the USA. This vegetable has small roundish soft seeds, and is an excellent source of fiber, aiding in smoother evacuation of stools. Why is okra called lady's finger and what is its scientific name?

What is correct lady finger or lady’s finger?

The correct one is lady's finger . The vegetable is named such because its slender shape mimics that of a lady's finger. Also, lady's finger literally means the finger of a lady.

What is another name for ladies finger?

Alternate Synonyms for "lady's-finger": okra; gumbo; okra plant; Abelmoschus esculentus; Hibiscus esculentus; herb; herbaceous plant.