The origins of watermelon come from tropical Africa and it grows abundantly in the desert. For the inhabitants of the area Watermelon is a gift from God , because being a fruit rich in water used to quench thirst, so is a natural source of water, of course, also serves as food. The first collection lead to 5000 years ago in the Egyptian people. In the tenth century A.D. the Watermelon very widespread in China so high as to become the largest producer in those days. Later ( in the thirteenth century A.D. ) was introduced into Europe from the invasion of the Moors . It was the beginning of the Christian era that this wonderful fruit , made entry into Iitalia .
The watermelon ( Citrullus lanatus ) is a plant that belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family and is an annual plant that can be planted in different months of the year . It has a climbing herbaceous stem , large leaves and hairy with 3 lobes. It has male and female flowers , fruit massive round or oval with a weighing up to 20kg . The casing is green and smooth, very solid , has a number of streaks and spots white or yellowish . The fruit is bright red fire , full of seeds, which can be: blacks , whites, yellows , while the pulp is rich in water to 90% and more . Its simple sugars makes it sweet and is much loved for its freshness and the fact that it is refreshing.
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