Kawakawa tree fruit ripening (Macropiper excelsum), a NZ native shrub, New Zealand (NZ). The fruit of the kawakawa are eaten ,its peppery flavour is unique and tongue fire hot . medicinal treatment to soothe tooth ache and swollen gums .
One of the most unusual fruit in appearance, the Horn melon produces spiky points throughout its bright yellow and orange, mottled skin. The interior contains a rich, jelly-like, lime green flesh studded with white seeds reminiscent of cucumber seeds. The melon has a sweet and tart, banana-lime taste. A flavor which is enhanced when chilled. The brighter the orange skin, the sweeter the flesh of the fruit. The Horn melon is the size of a large pear and generally weighs less than one pound.