Profile: Carica papaya is a tiny, branchless tropical tree with palmate leaves that bears papaya. Most tropical climates grow papaya trees. Fruit is juiced or eaten for breakfast, while leaves are a vegetable. Papaya leaf's medicinal benefits have been used for generations. Papaya leaves are used as tea or externally.
The papaya tree has a straight stem with leaf scars. Papayas are limbless. Papaya has pear-shaped, golden-yellow skin. The orange-yellow flesh is luscious, silky smooth, and sweet and tangy. The spicy gray or black seeds inside the fruit are edible but frequently discarded.
Papaya is quite useful. Papaya is offered green or ripe for breakfast in the tropics. Leaves and young stems are cooked and served as a vegetable. Papain, a digestion aid and beer "clearer," is produced by the fruit. Papaya is Caricaceae.
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