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Although related to melon, water melon is also related to citrus fruits. It has a green lined rind, and a red watery, but heavily-seeded interior. It"s very popular in hot countries because of its refreshing, thirst-quenching, juicy flesh. Fruits can weigh anything from 2.5-4.5 kilos. Some newer hybrids have been bred to be almost seedless. See also "Watermelon (Citrullus Lanatus):"