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Cucurbitaceae

Momordica

Momordica charantia

Approximately 45 species of annual and perennial climbers and shrubs make up this genus. They are native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Australia. Some produce edible fruits and are widely cultivated.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsM. charantia (bitter melon) has medicinal uses, including the treatment of diabetes.

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