Cucurbitaceae Cucumis anguria L.
Source: Magness et al. 1971
The plant is similar to its close relative, the cucumber. The fruit is generally oval in shape, 1 to 3 inches long, much more warty than cucumber. It is used mainly for pickling. Plants continue to blossom and set fruits throughout the summer.
Production in U.S.: No separate data, included with cucumbers.
Use: Mainly pickling.
Part of plant consumed: Whole fruit.