plants that are used for food

by kynan stirling

Kiwano melon.

The horned melon, also known as African cucumber or jelly melon, is an annual vine native to Africa, but can now be found grown in California, Australia, New Zealand and Chile as well. when the melon is ripe its skin goes thick and yellow and has bright green flesh like jelly. the skin can be eaten and is a good source of vitamin C. its scientific name is

Cucumis metuliferus.