Family  Caricaceae Dumort., nom. cons.

 
Family number: 216    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 11
Type genus: Carica L.
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera

References for family:

  • Carvalho, F. A. & S. S. Renner 2012. A dated phylogeny of the papaya family (Caricaceae) reveals the crop's closest relatives and the family's biogeographic history. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 65:46-53.
  • Rockinger, A. et al. 2016. Chromosome number reduction in the sister clade of Carica papaya with concomitant genome size doubling. Amer. J. Bot. 103:1-7.
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Synonyms for family:

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomyfamily.aspx?id=216.
Accessed 15 November 2018.