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Name That Plant

Now it’s time for another exciting edition of NAME THAT PLANT!

I ran into today’s contestant at the Saturday Berkeley Farmers Market (which is, by the way, proud to be GM free, but I was with people I knew so I refrained from trying to provoke people I didn’t know).
Name That Plant #1
Name That Plant #2
Raw, the outer flesh tastes reminiscent of green pea pods.


  1. Ben says:

    That my friend is a Karella (aka Bitter Melon, Bitter Gourd, Bitter Cucumber, or Alligator Pear).

  2. admin says:

    Thanks Ben. Alligator Pear … I like it.

  3. grandma beth says:

    Avocados are also called “alligator pears”. It seems to me your fruit needs an unique name.

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