watermelon vine

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Noun1.watermelon vine - an African melonwatermelon vine - an African melon      
watermelon - large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp
Citrullus, genus Citrullus - a dicot genus of the family Cucurbitaceae including watermelons
melon vine, melon - any of various fruit of cucurbitaceous vines including: muskmelons; watermelons; cantaloupes; cucumbers
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But pathogens--including watermelon vine decline and Phytophthora blight--continue to threaten production.
Discarded seeds had produced not a partridge in a pear tree, but a mammoth squash in my lemon tree, with vines more than 40 feet long, six laden cherry tomato plants, an ever-producing acorn squash and a watermelon vine.
Watermelon vine decline--or WVD--is a crippling disease of watermelon that has made a serious economic impact since first being seen in Florida in May 2003.