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Bitter Melon Flower

Momordica charantia

Description:

Common Names: Bitter Melon, Bitter Gourd, Bitter Squash, Balsam Pear, Papailla. Tropical and subtropical vine native to India widely grown for its edible fruit. It is also used in traditional medical practices to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus & is used for many other medicinal purposes in South America and other tropical regions of the world.

Habitat:

Most tropical regions of the world.

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2 Comments

Small Wonders
Small Wonders 8 years ago

Thank you mauna!

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 8 years ago

Nice!

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Spotted on Feb 21, 2013
Submitted on Mar 13, 2013

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