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Caricaceae Dumortier. Papaya Family.

A family of 6 genera and about 30 species, trees, of tropical regions (primarily Neotropics).

Ref: Holmes (2010) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2010). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Aidan Campos | Carica source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Carica papaya (staminate flowers), Cutler Hammock, Miami-Dade County, Florida 1 by Alan Cressler | Carica source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Carica papaya (fruit), Cutler Hammock, Miami-Dade County, Florida 1 by Alan Cressler | Carica source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Carica | Original Image ⭷

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