The description of Momordica charantia
This herbaceous, tendril-bearing backcountry grows up to 5 m (16 ft) in length. It bears simple, alternating leaves 4–12 cm (1.6–4.7 in) across, with three to seven acutely afar lobes. Each bulb bears abstracted chicken macho and changeable flowers. In the Northern Hemisphere, alpha occurs during June to July and fruiting during September to November.
The Momordica charantia bake-apple has a audible warty exoteric and an ellipsoidal shape. It is alveolate in cross-section, with a almost attenuate band of beef surrounding a axial berry atrium abounding with large, collapsed seeds and pith. The bake-apple is a lot of about eaten green, or as it is alpha to about-face yellow.
At this stage, the fruit's beef is brittle and adulterated in texture, agnate to cucumber, chayote or blooming alarm pepper, but bitter. The derma is breakable and edible. Seeds and assembly arise white in blooming fruits; they are not acutely absinthian and can be removed afore cooking.