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Momordica charantia

Taxonomy ID: 3673 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3673)
Scientific name: Momordica charantia L.
Genbank common name: bitter melon
Inherited blast name: eudicots
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
common name: balsam pear
common name: bitter gourd
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; fabids; Cucurbitales; Cucurbitaceae; Momordiceae; Momordica
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 139,715 139,684
Protein 29,204 29,191
Structure 33 33
Genome 1 1
Popset 24 24
PubMed Central 752 752
Gene 21,816 21,816
SRA Experiments 680 629
Identical Protein Groups 24,322 24,312
Bio Project 12 12
Bio Sample 635 584
Assembly 2 2
Probe 1 1
Taxonomy 5 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneGRIN (Dec 15, 2008)
Name verified on 15 December 2008 in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Aug 17, 2011)
Name accessed on 17 August 2011 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Nota BeneFlora of China - Cucurbitaceae
Anmin Lu & Charles Jeffrey. Cucurbitaceae. Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. 2011. Flora of China. Vol. 19 (Cucurbitaceae through Valerianaceae, with Annonaceae and Berberidaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online version.

Nota BeneAfrican Plant Database (Oct 18, 2016)
Name accessed on 18 October 2016 in: African Plant Database (version 3.4.0). Last update 13.10.2015. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Geneve and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, retrieved from

Nota BeneFNA - Cucurbitaceae
Nesom GL. 2015. Cucurbitaceae Jussieu. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Volume 6: Magnoliophyta: Cucurbitaceae to Droseraceae. Online version.

Genome Information

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Momordica charantia taxonomy taxonomy/phylogenetic Arctos Specimen Database
Momordica charantia L. taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
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Momordica charantia taxonomy/phylogenetic PLANTS Database (USDA/NRCS)
Momordica charantia taxonomy/phylogenetic The International Plant Names Index
Momordica charantia L. taxonomy/phylogenetic USDA-ARS GRIN Taxonomy
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WebScipio: Momordica charantia organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
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