PAPAYA - Carica papaya
The Papaya belongs to the Caricaceaes family. This
fruit is oval shaped and has an intense yellow colour
when ripe. It is 10 to 25cm or more long, and 7 to
15cm or more in diameter. The skin is soft, smooth
and thin. The pulp is soft, juicy and fleshy with an
orange or reddish colour; inside there are numerous
black inedible seeds. It has a pleasant and sweet flavour.
The shape, size, colour and flavour of this fruit varies
considerably depending on the variety.