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What Is a Yellow Watermelon Called?

By Thomas K. Arnold

Watermelon with yellow fruit is called "Yellow Crimson Watermelon," although the scientific name, Citrullus lanatus, is the same as the red watermelon.

 

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Thomas K. Arnold is publisher and editorial director of "Home Media Magazine" and a regular contributor to "Variety." He is a former editorial writer for U-T San Diego. He also has written for "San Diego Magazine," "USA Today" and the Copley News Service. Arnold attended San Diego State University.