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Spiny Bitter-Melon Momordica cochinchinensis Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Spiny Bitter-Melon 
Scientific Name(s): Momordica cochinchinensis 
Common Name(s): Chinese bitter-cucumber, Chinese-cucumber, balsam-pear, bhat karela, cundeamor, giant spine gourd, indische bittergurke, mu bie zi, muricie, spiny bitter-cucumber, spiny bitter-melon, sweet gourd, taggig bittergurka 
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