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They grow them on trees in Brazil !

Chayote is an edible plant belonging to the gourd family Cucurbitaceae, along with melons, cucumbers and squash.

Also known as pear squash, vegetable pear, christophene, cho-cho, chouchoute, choko, pipinola, merleton, and xuxu (in Brazil), chayote is originally native to Mexico or Central America where it grows abundantly and has little commercial value. The gourd has been introduced as a crop all over Latin America, and worldwide. The main growing regions are Brazil, Costa Rica and Veracruz, Mexico.

The gourd usually looks like this:

chayote

But in Brazil, one woman’s xuxu decided to grow like this. The poor woman looks so embarrassed. LOL

Chuchu

H/t FOTM’s Miss May.

~Eowyn