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balsam-pear, bitter-melon

Momordica charantia

from FNA
AL; CT; FL; GA; LA; PA; Africa
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Subspecies 2 (1 in the flora).

(Discussion copyrighted by Flora of North America; reprinted with permission.)

Source FNA vol. 6, p. 8.
Parent taxa Cucurbitaceae > Momordica
Sibling taxa
M. balsamina
Subordinate taxa
M. charantia subsp. charantia
Name authority Linnaeus: Sp. Pl. 2: 1009. (1753)
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