Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and melon (C. melo) have numerous wild relatives in Asia and Australia, and the sister species of melon is from Australia — Sebastian et al. PNAS published ahead of print July 23, 2010, doi:10.1073/pnas.1005338107
Cool paper (weak pun not intended [though as soon as you say something like that I suppose it’s a self-defeating prophesy: text reads forwards and backwards, always]). And, anyways I dig this declarative, interjective sounding title, especially with that kicker clause at the end. I encourage you all to drop this little bit of knowledge the next time conversation hits a lull, I know I will.