Papaya

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Papaya
Papaya tree and fruit, from Koehler's Medicinal-Plants (1887)
Papaya tree and fruit, from Koehler's Medicinal-Plants (1887)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Brassicales
Family: Caricaceae
Genus: Carica
Species: C. papaya
Binomial name
Carica papaya
L.

The papaya is the fruit of the plant Carica papaya, in the genus Carica.