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Carica papaya

Carica papaya L.

Papaya carica Gaertn.


KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderBrassicalesMustard, cabbage, caper, papaya, nasturtiums, many others; most produce mustard oil

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Carica papaya description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Carica papaya (Papaya)

9/20/2014 · Guam · By Jacquelyn Boyt

Carica papaya (Papaya)

4/10/2015 · MacDonald‘s, Marco Island, FL
≈ 5 × 3' (1.5 × 1 m)


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