The scientific name: Carica papaya
(Note: also called as Botanical name of Papaya)
Common name: Papaw, Pawpaw, Tree melon, Papita, Papeya, Awathabi, Papayer (French), mummy apple (Holland), Kates.
Native: Mexico and Central America.
Papaya: Papaya is a type of berry that lives for more than one year, is delicious, and is rich in vitamins. It is tall and stems like a palm tree without branches. Which is the main source of a chemical called papain. Apart from this vegetable, other dishes like marmalade, pickle, etc. are prepared. and it is best for good health.
Parts to be used: Fruit (Raw and ripe fruits are used. Raw papaya is made a vegetable and the ripe fruit is eaten directly). The papain, leaves, seeds obtained from it are also used medicinally.
Main uses of papaya: Vegetable, salad, juise and marmalade.
papaya in hindi: Papita.
Papaya color: Papaya is green in its raw state but turns yellow or golden when ripe. And the color of its mesocarp (eating part) becomes pinkish yellow.
Plant description of Papaya
Plant type: Papaya tree is more than 8 meters tall. And some hybrid varieties of papaya, taking a height of 2 to 3 meters, are without branches or even negligible. Its stem and wood are usually soft rather than hard.
Leave Type: The papaya leaf is attached to a hollow long stem in the shape of an umbrella on the top side of the tree, measuring 2 – 4 feet in length.
Root type: Its roots are rich in its tufted supporting roots.
Fruit type: Papaya fruit is Delicious and Loaded With Nutrients berry type.
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Seed type: Well-pollinated seeds are black pepper-sized and have 600 or more in one fruit.
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