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Kiwano Melon Cucumis metulifer Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Kiwano Melon 
Scientific Name(s): Cucumis metulifer 
Common Name(s): African horned cucumber, African horned melon, concombre Africain, hommelone, horn-gurke, horny cucumber, jelly melon, kiwano, kiwano melon 
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  • May also be entered under the broader categories, Melon or Cucurbit
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