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Fam.: Caricaceae / Papaya Fam.      

Genus:  Carica  L.
 

Authors:
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
 

Etymology:
   Carica:   from Caria (Turkey), the origin of the figs, however the name is erronneous because the Papaw is not related to the fig
   papaya:   name of the fruit in an Caribbean language
 

Carica papaya / Papaw, Papaya, Teneriffa Masca 14.2.1989
Fig. 1:  Carica papaya / Papaw, Papaya
Teneriffa, Masca 14.2.1989
Carica papaya / Papaw, Papaya, Teneriffa Masca 14.2.1989
Fig. 2:  Carica papaya / Papaw, Papaya
Teneriffa, Masca 14.2.1989
Carica papaya / Papaw, Papaya, D  24.12.2020
Fig. 3:  Carica papaya / Papaw, Papaya (seed in the interior of the fruit)
D 24.12.2020

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