Momordica charantia

Momordica charantia

  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Momordica charantia
  • Flower name
    Momordica charantia
  • Scientific name
    Momordica charantia
  • Aliasゴーヤ, 郷陽, ツルレイシ, 蔓茘枝
  • Place of originTropical Asia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Field
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September

What is Momordica charantia

Momordica charantia , or bitter melon (scientific name: Momordica charantial) is an annual grass of vegetables in the family cucurbitaceae native to Tropical Asia. Yellow flowers bloom in the summer, flowers after cucumber like in put some dark fruit warts. Eat, eaten raw except for cotton and seed (maturing as edible) part or overheating. Has a distinctive bitter taste is rich in vitamin C, is popular as a summer prevention. Okinawa is famous in Japan. White fruit of bitter melon is drunk as fresh juice (more expensive) in Taiwan and green skin's ones which are strong bitter are usually used .

Generic name: momordica charantia, scientific name: Momordica charantia, also known as : bitter gourd, bitter squash, bitter melon (Chinese), goya (Japanese), origin: tropical Asia, Type of life: Vine annual grass, vine length: 500 cm, leaf length: 3-15 cm, Leaf shape: palmate, Leaf margin : serrated, flower colour: yellow, , Flowering period: June - September, Body: cucumber like in the elongated spindle-shaped surface throughout wart aerobic, Body colour: Dark green, Fruit length: 15 - 40 cm, Edible or not: Edible vegetable, Edible part: the inner part of the plant, except for the edible seeds, Taste: Bitter, Use: Vegetable, Shade plant.


  • Eye
    Cucurbitales
  • Family
    Cucurbitaceae
  • Genus
    Momordica
  • Species
    M. charantia
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeAnnual vines grass vegetable
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height400.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.5 ~ 3.0 cm

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