Kiwano, Jelly melon, Blowfish fruit, Hedged gourd (Eng.), Rooi-agurkie, Rooikomkommer (Afr.)
A spiky, melon type fruit that originates in Sub-Saharan Africa. The flesh of this golden fruit is lime green in colour and similar in flavour to cucumber and banana. It has a high water content and therefore seen as an important edible plant in the dry regions of southern Africa.