Please tell me what this vegetable in Taiwan is called in Chinese. (I also don't know its English name so can't look it up in a dictionary.)

mystery vegetable in Taipei

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is about food identification. Try cooking.stackexchange.com ? Aug 12 '16 at 9:18
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    @congusbongus: It is about food identification and Chinese vocabulary. Cooking.SE is about cooking and I have no question about cooking this mystery vegetable. Therefore it would be more off topic there. Even if they accepted the question they are unlikely to also know the Chinese word. Aug 12 '16 at 9:20
  • Precedent. Zero votes but has an answer and has not been closed, even though it's asking for the English word rather than the Chinese word. Aug 12 '16 at 9:23
  • We name it ladies finger. (Malaysia, Singapore)
    – Gavin Tai
    Jan 2 '17 at 7:32
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    In English, it's called okra, ochro, or ladies' fingers.
    – Flux
    May 31 '19 at 23:46

It's called 秋葵 in Mainland China. So is it in Taiwan I guess.

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    I thought is 羊角豆
    – user12683
    Aug 13 '16 at 14:54
  • 羊角豆 is another name of 秋葵.
    – Lams
    Aug 29 '16 at 7:22
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    okra in English.
    – wpt
    Sep 12 '16 at 18:55

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