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Wild Balsam Apple

Momordica charantia

Description:

pod opens revealing bright red seeds

Notes:

Invasive

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6 Comments

Sckel
Sckel 8 years ago

Fruit very tasty.

Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 9 years ago

Amazing colours.

ThePinappleMan
ThePinappleMan 9 years ago

cool

Momordica leaves, could be used (boiled) to wash and remove skin fungus like Pitiriasis versicolor. so it is in the list of medicinal plants......

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Alice has it right!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

This is Wild Balsam Apple. Momordica charantia It is the seed pod not the bloom It is in invasive plant. The seed pod does catch your eye.

GeorgeGaray
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GeorgeGaray

Melbourne, Florida, USA

Spotted on Oct 31, 2011
Submitted on Oct 31, 2011

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