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Carica papaya


This papaya tree, develops flowers that are produced as the male flowers, but they develop fruit. Hermaphrodites??



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AnnaWhipkey 9 years ago

It is probably an hermaphroditic tree, if only staminate flowers were produced you would not have fruit. The type of flower produced shifts with the season and temperature.

Jonathan Sequeira
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Jonathan Sequeira

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 23, 2011
Submitted on Nov 28, 2011

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