Monk fruit

Luo han guo is a rare fruit that is grown in southern China.

The fruits are very sweet and are used as medicine and as a sweetener.

Names

Scientific
   Siraitia grosvenorii
Synonym
   Momordica grosvenorii
English
   Buddha fruit
   Luo han guo
   Monk fruit
   Monk’s fruit
French
   Luo han
German
   Luo han guo
Other
   Lohoguo
   Luo han guo
   Luo han kuo

Taxonomy

Genus
   Siraitia
Family
   Cucurbitaceae
Order
   Cucurbitales

Crop categories

Fruits
Medicinal plants
Food crops
Tropical crops

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