EPPO Global Database

Carica papaya(CIAPA)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-10-07

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CIAPA
  • Preferred name: Carica papaya
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Probabaly originally Mexico. Widely cultivated in pre-Columbian times throughout tropical America. More recently, cultivated throughout the tropics for its fruits.


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Papaya carica Gärtner

Common names
Name Language
melontræ Danish
papaya Danish
Baummelonenbaum German
Melonenbaum German
papaw English
papaya English
pawpaw English
fruto bomba Spanish (AR)
lechosa Spanish (HN)
mamón lechoso Spanish (ES)
mapana Spanish (VE)
papaya melón Spanish (HN)
papayero Spanish
papayo Spanish (ES)
arbre de melon French
papayer French
carica Italian
fico delle isole Italian
papaia Italian
papajo Italian
meloenboom Dutch
papaja Dutch
melonowiec właściwy Polish
mamaeiro Portuguese
mamão Portuguese
дынное дерево Russian
карика Russian
папайя Russian
papaya Swedish