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Taxon: Papaya carica Gaertn.

Synonym of Carica papaya L.

Genus: Papaya
Family: Caricaceae
Nomen number: 400286
Place of publication: Fruct. sem. pl. 2:191, t. 122, fig. 2. 1791
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Santos, E. 1970. Caricáceas. Flora ilustrada catarinense. 5.

Check other web resources for Papaya carica Gaertn. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=400286. Accessed 17 September 2019.