Carica papaya (Papaya) is a species of tree in the family Caricaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Middle America. They have simple, broad leaves and white flowers. Flowers are visited by Zebra Longwing, Calpodes longirostris, Pink-spotted Hawkmoth, and Crimson Patched Longwing. Individuals can grow to 20 feet.
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