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They are a member of the gourd family and have been cultivated for about 9,000 years in different parts of the world.
Both melons belong to the Cucurbitaceae or gourd family, which also includes pumpkins and cucumbers.
The plant, the only endemic British member of the gourd family which includes marrows and melons, is poisonous.
Pumpkins belong to the gourd family and are close cousins of melons and cucumbers.
Many fruits of the gourd family are ready for seed harvest when they are ripe.