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"Cucumis metuliferus"




  1. photo Kino KiwanoKino KiwanoRecipe
    A aparência justifica os outros nomes: melão africano chifrudo ou pepino chifrudo Duvido que o kiwano ou kino (Cucumis metuliferus), de origem africana, figure na lista de frutasRead more

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Cucumis metuliferus

Cucumis metuliferus, horned melon or kiwano, also African horned cucumber or melon, jelly melon, hedged gourd, melano, in the southeastern United States, blowfish fruit, is an annual vine in the cucumber and melon family, Cucurbitaceae. Its fruit has horn-like spines, hence the name "horned melon". Ripe fruit has yellow-orange skin and lime green, jelly-like flesh with a tart taste, and texture...More