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Momordica charantia L.

Synonyms

Cucumis argyi, Cucumis intermedius, Momordica chinensis, Momordica elegans, Momordica indica, Momordica muricata, Momordica sinensis, Momordica thollonii, Sicyos fauriei

Common names

Bitter melon, bitter gourd, bitter squash, balsam-pear, Goya, Karela

Extract from Wikipedia article

Momordica charantia, known as bitter melon, bitter gourd, bitter squash, or balsam-pear in English, has many other local names. Goya from Okinawan and karela from Sanskrit are also used by English-language speakers.[+]

LinkStack of warty fruits of bitter gourd (bitter melon, Momordica charantia) in Vegetable Market, Wholesale Markets area. Doha, Qatar, April 7, 2012
Location on mapsHaloul St, Doha, Qatar
LinkBitter melon (Momordica charantia) cultivated in a small kitchen garden on Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlower of bitter melon (Momordica charantia) cultivated in a small kitchen garden on Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar
LinkLeaf of bitter melon (Momordica charantia) cultivated in a small kitchen garden on Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.