Calflora
Taxon  Report   12682    
Momordica charantia  L.  
(no longer an active name)
Balsampear
Momordica charantia, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine that is not native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Family: CUCURBITACEAE  
Genus: Momordica

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

 
NOTE: Momordica charantia is no longer an active name.
More information about  Momordica charantia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (MOCH2)

BONAP Distribution Map

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2021).