- Popular name(s): Kiwano, Horned Melon, Spiked Melon, Jelly Melon, Horny Cucumber
- Botanical name: Cucumis metuliferus
- Family: Cucurbitaceae
- Origin: The wild type is native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula (Yemen).
- Edible: The kiwano can be eaten raw and tastes like a mixture of cucumber and a mild lemon.