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Winter Melon Benincasa hispida Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Winter Melon 
Scientific Name(s): Benincasa hispida 
Common Name(s): Chinese preserving melon, Chinese watermelon, abóbora-d'água, ash gourd, ash-pumpkin, benincasa, calabaza blanca, courge cireuse, courge à cire, dong gua, donga, kundor, kundur, pastèque de Chine, petha, tōgan, vaxpumpa, wachskürbis, wax gourd, white gourd, white pumpkin, winter melon 
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  • May also be entered under the broader category, Cucurbit
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