(Citrus Grandis, to be exact).
Pumelos are sacred to the Cult of
the Deekoo, and used in several
of their unspeakable rites.
Pumelos are reminiscent of grapefruits
in flavour, but sweeter, larger, and
with thicker rinds. Some pumelos are
green, others yellow. Rumour has it
that other colours of pumelo exist.
The pumelo is the fruit of the Tree of
Knowledge in the Bible (see Jack Chick's
publication, "El verdadero camino",
available in English translation from
deekoo.net shortly), and can be found
near the Mountain.
she knelt and placed the pumelo upon