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Kiwano The horned melon, or kiwano, or jelly melon, as it is also know, is native to southwest Africa. It is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family, which includes cucumber, zucchini, and melons.
The horned melon is approximately 4 inches, by 2 inches, and weighs between a half and 1 pound. It is bright orange, and has molted yellow splotches. The brighter orange the color, the riper it is. It gets its name from the small spikes, which resemble horns. Inside t