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This little wild fruit opens like a flower to release its seeds .....
Brazilian name: Melão de São Caetano
Lindo Rubens! Nunca vi igual!
I have NEVER seen this before. Cool spotting. Awesome pictures.
Interesting, thank you for sharing :)
To answer Jeannette below: The orange pod is hollow but the seeds are each thinly covered with a sweet slimy red coating. As children we used to put the seeds in our mouth suck all the red off then spit out the seeds.
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Wow, amazing :)Is it edible?
Lat: -23.16, Long: -45.69
Spotted on Mar 27, 2012 Submitted on Mar 27, 2012
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