The citron melon, Citrullus caffer, is a relative of the watermelon, also called Citrullus lanatus var. citroides and Citrullus amarus, fodder melon, preserving melon, red-seeded citron, jam melon, stock melon, Kalahari melon or tsamma melon. It is in the family Cucurbitaceae which consists of various squashes, melons, and gourds. Its fruit has a hard white flesh, rendering it less likely to be eaten raw; more often it is pickled or used to make fruit preserves, and is used for cattle feed. It is especially useful for fruit preserves, because it has a high pectin content.

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  • The citron melon, Citrullus caffer, is a relative of the watermelon, also called Citrullus lanatus var. citroides and Citrullus amarus, fodder melon, preserving melon, red-seeded citron, jam melon, stock melon, Kalahari melon or tsamma melon. It is in the family Cucurbitaceae which consists of various squashes, melons, and gourds. Its fruit has a hard white flesh, rendering it less likely to be eaten raw; more often it is pickled or used to make fruit preserves, and is used for cattle feed. It is especially useful for fruit preserves, because it has a high pectin content. (en)
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  • * Citrullus colocynthoides (Pangalo)
  • * Citrullus lanatus var. caffer (Schrad.) Mansf.)
  • * Citrullus lanatus var. caffrorum (Alef.) Fosberg
  • * Citrullus vulgaris var. caffrorum Alef.
  • * Citrullus vulgaris var. citroides (L. H. Bailey)
  • * Citrullus colocynthoides var. citroides (L.H. Bailey) Millan
  • * Citrullus lanatus var. citroides (L. H. Bailey) Mansf.)
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  • March 2015
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  • 'C. caffer''
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  • The citron melon, Citrullus caffer, is a relative of the watermelon, also called Citrullus lanatus var. citroides and Citrullus amarus, fodder melon, preserving melon, red-seeded citron, jam melon, stock melon, Kalahari melon or tsamma melon. It is in the family Cucurbitaceae which consists of various squashes, melons, and gourds. Its fruit has a hard white flesh, rendering it less likely to be eaten raw; more often it is pickled or used to make fruit preserves, and is used for cattle feed. It is especially useful for fruit preserves, because it has a high pectin content. (en)
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  • Tsamma-Melone (de)
  • Citron melon (en)
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