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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

Carica papaya L. is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Carica bourgeaei Solms, Carica bourgeaui Solms, Carica citriformis Jacq., Carica cubensis Solms, Carica hermaphrodita Blanco, Carica jamaicensis Urb., Carica jimenezii (Bertoni) Bertoni, Carica jimenezii Bertoni, Carica mamaya Vell., Carica papaya fo. mamaya Stellfeld, Carica papaya fo. portoricensis Solms, Carica papaya var. bady Aké Assi, Carica papaya var. jimenezii Bertoni, Carica peltata Hook. & Arn., Carica pinnatifida Heilborn, Carica portoricensis (Solms) Urb., Carica posopora L., Carica rochefortii Solms, Carica sativa Tussac, Papaya bourgeaei (Solms) Kuntze, Papaya bourgeaui Kuntze, Papaya carica Gaertn., Papaya cimarrona Sint. ex Kuntze, Papaya citriformis (Jacq.) A. DC., Papaya citriformis A. DC., Papaya communis Noronha, Papaya cubensis (Solms) Kuntze, Papaya cubensis Kuntze, Papaya cucumerina Noronha, Papaya edulis Bojer, Papaya edulis var. macrocarpa Bojer, Papaya edulis var. pyriformis Bojer, Papaya papaya (L.) H. Karst., Papaya papaya H. Karst., Papaya peltata (Hook. & Arn.) Kuntze, Papaya rochefortii (Solms) Kuntze, Papaya rochefortii Kuntze, Papaya vulgaris A. DC., nom. illeg., Vasconcellea peltata (Hook. & Arn.) A. DC., Vasconcellea peltata A. DC..

References regarding Carica papaya L. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Verhandelingen van het bataviaasch genootschap van kunsten en wetenschappen (1790)
· De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum (1790)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1804)
· Eclogae Plantarum Rariorum (1811)
· Flore des Antilles (1824)
· Florae Fluminensis Icones

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