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Watermelon

classifications and descriptions

A watermelon would be classified as a melon.


Descriptions of a watermelon: it has a smooth exterior and has a green color with white and juicy sweet interior flesh which has a pinkish tent to it but can also be orange, yellow, or white.


Nutrients

A watermelon contains about 6% sugar and 91% water by weight. As with many other fruits, it is a source of vitamin C.

The amino-acid citrulline was first extracted from watermelon and analyzed.