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Family: CARICACEAR 

 Carica parviflora
 

Photo: Bonnie Mitsui, courtesy of
The Field Museum - Tropical Plant Guides

  
Author:  Hermann Maximilian Carl Ludwig Friedrich zu Solms-Laubach 1889
Family:  Caricaceae
Habitat:  Peru, Ecuador
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  30 centimetres
Height:  3 meters
Flower:  Rose-Red
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings?
Pop names:  Papayillo, Yucca de Campo, Papaya de Monte
Synonyms:  Vasconcellea parviflora A.DC 1864. Carica leptantha Harms 1922. Carica paniculata Spruce 1869. Papaya paniculata Kuntze 1891. Papaya parviflora Kuntze 1891
This dioecious member of the Caricaceae family was given this name by Hermann Maximilian Carl Ludwig Friedrich zu Solms-Laubach in 1889. It is found in  Peru and Ecuador, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. It will raise for three meters with a swollen base, reaching 30 centimetres in diameter. The flowers are rose to red.

An other species of this genera: Carica chilensis, Solms 1889, Chile,1,5 meter, Flower: Green-purple