Piper and Phoebe prepare and discuss Kiwano.

The Kiwano, also known as Horned Melon and many other names, is a vine in the cucumber and melon family originally native to Africa. In 2000, Piper Halliwell contracted a deadly disease known as Oroya Fever after being bitten by a sand fly hidden in a crate of Kiwano she "imported" from South America.[1]

Notes and Trivia

  • Piper mentioned they tasted great in Mai Tais.
  • Smuggling the Kiwano fruit was necessary only to the plot, as it is grown in California, where the series takes place.

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