Momordica

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 2 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Momordica (rights holder: Ton Rulkens) © Ton Rulkens

Balsam Apple

Prostrate or climbing, monoecious or dioecious, herbs. Flowers white, cream, yellow or orange. Male flowers often with a prominent bract. Petals 5, free. Stamens 3, two 2-thecous, one 1-thecous or less often 2, one 3-thecous and the other 2-thecous. Female flowers solitary. Stigma 3-lobed. Fruit tuberculate, spiny, winged or ribbed, rarely smooth. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Cucurbitaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
5.56%
2 of 36 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
0f28a82b-1c7f-4852-82ea-95501cfda40a
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility