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Papaya

Carica Papaya

Description:

The papaya is a herbaceous plant with a soft stem which may grow as tall as 8 meters. It normally flowers in 9-12 months producing either male, female, or hermaphrodite flowers. Ripe papayas are eaten as fruit while green ones are cooked as vegetable.

Habitat:

Tropics and sub tropics.

Notes:

Took this picture from our backyard.

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Carica papaya Carica papaya


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3 Comments

EugelBratinella
EugelBratinella 9 years ago

Me too alice :)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

I love Papaya

EugelBratinella
EugelBratinella 9 years ago

Thanks dandoucette for the id :)

EugelBratinella
Spotted by
EugelBratinella

Bago City, Iloilo, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 26, 2011
Submitted on Jul 26, 2011

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