Caricaceae


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Caricaceae - trees native to tropical America and Africa with milky juice and large palmately lobed leaves
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Hypericales, order Hypericales, order Parietales, Parietales - a large order of dicotyledonous plants of subclass Dilleniidae
Carica, genus Carica - type genus of the Caricaceae; tropical American trees: papayas
References in periodicals archive ?
CANNABACEAE Trema micrantha "capulin", Chap A (L.) Blume "yacuacuero" CARICACEAE Vasconcellea "papaya Chap A cauliflora (Jacq.) cimarrona", A.
Caricaceae: In 2000, the Caricaceae classification was revised by Badillo to include six genera; Carica, Jacaratia, Horovitzia, Jarilla, Vasconcella, and Cylicomorpha (Badillo 2000).
The family Caricaceae has woods the rays and background tissue of which are converted to storage parenchyma (Fisher, 1980; Carlquist, 1998).
Neosilba glaberrima (n=6) was found attacking fruits of Annonaceae, Caricaceae e Myrtaceae and was for the first time associated to fruits of Rollinia sp.
Asteraceae Pseudelephantopus spiralis Bignoniaceae Indeterminada X Caricaceae Carica papaya Clusiaceae Clusia minor X Clusiaceae Clusia palmicida X Commelinaceae Dichorisandra hexandra Commelinaceae Commelina obliqua Convolvulaceae Indeterminada Costaceae Costus chartaceus Cyperaceae Cyperus sp.
La lechosa (Carica papaya L.) pertenece a la familia Caricaceae su fruto es muy apreciado tanto para el consumo en fresco como para la industrializacion (Hoyos, 1999).
Table 1: Name of species according to their family Family Name of Species Acanthaceae Adhatodavasica Anacardiaceae Mangifera Indica Apiaceae Centellaasiatica Apocynaceae Calotropis gigantean Arecaceae Phoenix sylvestris Borassusflaballifer NypaFruticans Phoenix paludosa Caricaceae Carica papaya Combretaceae Terminalia catappa Ebenaceae Diospyros peregrine Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpus robustus Euphorbiaceae Excoecariaagallocha Fabaceae Tamarindus indicus Albizialebbeck Acacia auriculiformis Vachellianilotica Pithecellobium dulce Lamiaceae Ocimumtenuiflorum Lythraceae Lawsoniainermis Punicagranatum Sonneratiaapetala Bombax ceiba Malvaceae Gossypium arboretum Azadiractaindica Meliaceae Swieteniamahagony Moraceae Artocarphusheterophyllus Moringaceae Moringa oleifera Musaceae Musa spp.
Carica papaya Linn belonging to family Caricaceae is commonly known as papaya in English, "papayyaa" in local language.
papaya, locally known as papaya pear or pawpaw, originates from the Caricaceae family that stems into six other genera including those of Carica, Jarilla, Horovitzia, Jacaraita, Vasconcellea, and Cylicomorphia [1, 2].