Flora of Haryana- Momordica charantia

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Balkar Arya

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Oct 10, 2010, 2:00:10 PM10/10/10
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Dear All
a New cultivar of Karela found wildly on Morni Hills

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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 10, 2010, 2:38:43 PM10/10/10
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Thanks Balkar ji for another upload.

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Vijayasankar

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Oct 10, 2010, 3:46:01 PM10/10/10
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Nice pictures Balkar ji.
 
Could it be the var. muricata as the fruits are spindle shaped (and the plant being wild)?

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Vijayasankar


Balkar Arya

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Oct 10, 2010, 8:36:28 PM10/10/10
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Thanks Gurcharan Ji and Vijaysankar Ji
It must be a different variety atleast. It is generally not used by locals. Fruits are only 1.5 to 2.5 inches long
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