Honeydew Melon

Fresh melons on wooden table

Cucumis melo var. inodorus

Synonyms:
Green Melon
Honeydew_(melon) (Wikipedia)
Honeydew melon
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SpeciesCucumis melo
Cultivar groupInodorus group
OriginAlgeria, Southern France, Spain
Melons, honeydew, raw
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy150 kJ (36 kcal)
9.09 g
Sugars8.12 g
Dietary fiber0.8 g
0.14 g
0.54 g
VitaminsQuantity %DV
Thiamine (B1)
3%
0.038 mg
Riboflavin (B2)
1%
0.012 mg
Niacin (B3)
3%
0.418 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
3%
0.155 mg
Vitamin B6
7%
0.088 mg
Folate (B9)
5%
19 μg
Vitamin C
22%
18 mg
Vitamin K
3%
2.9 μg
MineralsQuantity %DV
Calcium
1%
6 mg
Iron
1%
0.17 mg
Magnesium
3%
10 mg
Manganese
1%
0.027 mg
Phosphorus
2%
11 mg
Potassium
5%
228 mg
Sodium
1%
18 mg
Zinc
1%
0.09 mg

Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA FoodData Central
Honeydew melon flower
Honeydew melon flower

The honeydew melon is one of the two main cultivar types in Cucumis melo Inodorus Group. It is characterized by the smooth rind and lack of musky odor. The other main type in the Inodorus Group is the wrinkle-rind casaba melon.

Honeydew Melon (Wiktionary)

English

Noun

honeydew melon (plural honeydew melons)

  1. a melon with sweet green flesh and a smooth greenish-white rind.
    Synonym: honeydew
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