Momordica balsamina L. Balsam Apple
Sp.Pl. 2:1009 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 16 April 1996

Trailing annual or perennial, herb or climber. Fl. yellow, Jun to Jul. Sandy soils.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Dampierland, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Cape Range, Fitzroy Trough, Perth, Pindanland.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Canning, Derby/west Kimberley, Exmouth, Mundaring.