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Watermelon (scientific name: Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. Et Nakai) annual sprawling vines;Stems and branches stout, with distinct edges.Tendril is thick, pubescent, petioles thick, densely villous;Leaf blade papery, contour triangular ovate, with white and green, two masks short bristles, leaf base of heart.Monoecious.The female and male flowers solitary in axil.Male flowers pedicel 3-4 cm long, densely yellow-brown pilose on long;Calyx tube KuanZhong shape;Corolla pale yellow;Stamens nearly distinct, filaments short, medicine chamber flex.Female flowers: calyx and corolla with male flowers;Ovary ovoid, stigma kidney.Fruit large, nearly spherical or oval, succulent, juicy, the skin is smooth, all kinds of color and decorative pattern.Most seeds, ovoid, black, red, two sides smooth, base obtuse, margin slightly arched, usually and summer.
Across China, many varieties, pericarp, pulp, and seeds in a variety of forms, in xinjiang, lanzhou, gansu province, shandong Texas, dongtai, jiangsu province, one of the most famous.The species may come from Africa, already widely cultivated in tropical to temperate zone, jin, yuan was introduced into China in the beginning.
The summer fruit is watermelon, sweet fruit meat, cooling QuShu;Seed oil, but for recreation food;The skin of medicinal, have clear heat, diuresis, fall blood pressure effect.