Papaya

Carica papaya l.

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  • Flower name
    Papaya
  • Scientific name
    Carica papaya l.
  • Aliasパパイヤ, papaya, common papaw, melon tree
  • Place of originMexico, Brazil, West Indies
  • Place of floweringOrchard, Botanical Gardens, Subtropical region, Okinawa
  • Flowering seasonJune, July

What is Papaya

Papaya (Papaya, scientific name:Carica papaya L.) is evergreen shrubs of the papaya, Department of papaya in Mexico, Brazil, West Indies native. Great stuff so will height 10 m. White flowers, large leaves, shaped like Maple (Maple).
Peel the green → red and changes → orange → yellow. Flesh is yellow orange or orange-red, black small seeds of Sesame (sesame) granular countless into each other in the middle of the fruit. In addition to eaten raw flesh, juice, ice cream, and jam. Orange and ripe fruit, sweet and has a little. Stir-fried meat that contains the proteolytic enzyme papain is on immature fruit, and the meat is tender. In addition, and crunchy crisp, and the slimming effect and fewer mannerisms, Okinawa cuisine menu; You should always cook when the immature fruit is raw, I won't be eating. Leaves also contain papain, meat wrapped in leaves, cooked to the same effect.

Species in breeding. Common name: papaya (papaya), scientific name:Carica papaya L., aka: papaya (papaya), Mocca (Quince), Chichiri (melon breasts), common papaw, melon tree, category name: Plantae Angiosperm true dicots papaya eyes papaya Department of papaya genus origin: Mexico, Brazil, West Indies height: ~ 10 m of maple leaves, such as large, leaf color: green, color: white, fruit length: 40 cm, fruit width: 20 cm, fruit weight: 0.2- 4 kg, uses: the fruit is edible.


  • Order
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Caricaceae
  • Genus
    Carica
  • Species
    C. papaya
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life typeEvergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 1.0 cm

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