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African Horned Cucumber

Definition of the noun African Horned Cucumber

What does African Horned Cucumber mean as a name of something?

African horned cucumber is the vernacular name of the Cucumis metuliferus, a species of Cucumis.

  • geographic area: North America

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Google previewAnticancer Properties of Fruits and Vegetables (2015)

A Scientific Review by Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara

Horned melon also known as African horned cucumber is a culinary fruit. Its peel is rich in vitamin C and dietary fiber.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: African horned cucumber, kiwano C. myriocarpus Naud. Australia: paddy melon, gooseberry cucumber C. myriocarpus Naud. subsp. myriocarpus ( Cucumis dis- sectifolius Naud.; Cucumis merxmuelleri Suess.) English: bitter apple ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

Also known as melano, African horned cucumber, jelly melon, hedged gourd, horned melon, English tomato. kiwi Fruit of Actinidia sinensis (syn. A. deliciosa) ...

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African Horned Cucumber

African Horned Cucumber

The African horned cucumber (Cucumis metuliferus, Cucurbitaceae) is also known as "Kiwano" in New Zealand. In Africa it grows as a weed in arable fields and it is often eaten raw, sometimes with a pinch of salt.

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