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KIWANO MELON

Kiwano Melon

Kiwano, African Horned Melon, African Horned Cucumber, Jelly Melon (Cucumis metuliferus).

The kiwano is a large lemon-shaped fruit, orange in color with stubby horns or spikes, native to southern and central Africa, and introduced to Australia and New Zealand in the early 20th century.

The name 'Kiwano' is a trademarked brand name used by New Zealand growers.  The horned cucumber has yellow/green flesh with a jelly-like texture and a tart cumcumber lime flavor.

 

 

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