*Momordica charantia Linnaeus ssp. charantia . Phen: Apr-Nov. Hab: Disturbed areas, roadsides, fence-rows. Dist: Native of Africa. Reported for Panhandle FL by Anderson (2007) and Kunzer et al. (2009), and for Alabama by Diamond (2021).
Origin/Endemic status: Subsaharan Africa
Other Comments: An additional subspecies, ssp. macroloba Achigan-Dako & Blattner, is known from wc. Africa.
Synonymy: = FNA6; = n/a – C, Pa; < Momordica charantia L. – Bah, Fl2, K1, K3, K4, Meso4.1, NE, S, Tx, WH3