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Bitter Melon

Momordica charantia

Description:

A climbing vine from South East Asia with tendrils and lobed leaves.The fruit is cylindrical, green becoming orange yellow when ripe opening to reveal red pulp covered seeds.The fruit is edible but bitter.

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5 Comments

staccyh
staccyh 7 years ago

Yep some pretty awesome ones!

LennyWorthington
LennyWorthington 7 years ago

Oh you must have been on some great pelagics.

staccyh
staccyh 7 years ago

I'm actually a South African studying in England!
Ah I see... well, its normally the weeds that are the prettiest/ most interesting! :)

LennyWorthington
LennyWorthington 7 years ago

Thank you staccyh
Don't see many Brits on Noah.
This is more or less what we would call a weed.
Growing in the hedgerows and wasteland.

staccyh
staccyh 7 years ago

What an interesting plant! Nice series.

LennyWorthington
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จังหวัดชัยภูมิ, Thailand

Spotted on Nov 15, 2013
Submitted on Nov 15, 2013

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