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Balsam Apple or Balsam Pear

Momordica charantia

Description:

WEED. Climbing vine, tendrils, green fruit turning bright orange 5-6cms long. When the fruit splits open the sections fold back releasing the bright red seeds. Invasive.

Habitat:

Scrambling over stand of guinea grass, Clifton Beach QLD

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Andrea Lim
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Andrea Lim

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jul 19, 2013
Submitted on Feb 17, 2014

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