Cantaloupe (Cucumis melo)
Cantaloupe, also known as muskmelon, is a native of southern Asia. A member of the gourd family, cucurbitaceae, melons are rich in Vitamins A and C as well as in potassium.
- Melons will keep for a week or so if kept cool and uncut.
- Once cut open, melons should be eaten within a few days