Watermelon

watermelon
 
This African fruit was described in 1705 by plantation owner Robert Beverley as “excellently good and very pleasant to the Taste, as also to the Eye; having the Rind of a lively green Colour, … the Meat of a Carnation and the Seed black, and shining….”
 

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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