What is this vine

Asked October 5, 2019, 12:51 PM EDT

We would like to know what this vine is. Picture is attached, but does not show the flower which is yellow.

Volusia County Florida

1 Response

I think this is called bitter gourd (Momorica sp.). Momordica charantia, known as bitter melon, bitter gourd, bitter squash, or balsam-pear, is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae, widely grown in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean.