- Flower namePapaya
- Scientific nameCarica 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.