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Ayale Crescentia cujete Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Ayale 
Scientific Name(s): Crescentia cujete 
Common Name(s): Kalebassenbaum, ahuyama, calabacero, calabash, calabash-tree, calabaza, calebassier, coité, crescencia, cuieira, cuité, cujeté, guacal, morro, tecomat 
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  • 4 to 12 inches in diameter
  • Hard, Thin rind
  • Whitish pulp
  • Numerous flattened, brown seeds
  • Used for bowls and musical instruments
  • Tropical
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