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Accepted name: 
Carica papaya L. [Caricaceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist: unpublished records ( Two stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
aanabahe-hindi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ababa Other Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
abábaü Other Med. Pl. E. Nicaragua (Coe et al., 1996)
adiba Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
akka thangi hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
akpakpa Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
akunyanyela Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
amba-hindi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
amema Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
anbah hindi Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
andakharbuja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
apappaya-pazham Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
arand kharbuza Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
arandkharbuza Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
babaya Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
babog fruta bomba Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
bapaipundoo Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bappangaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bappangayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bappayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bappayya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
barangi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bobbasi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
booppamkaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
boppaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
boppai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
boppasa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
boppayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
boppayi-hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
boppayi-pandu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
boppayya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
boppe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
borofer Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
borofere Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
borosuow Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
brahmairandah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
buruku-mani Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
caricae papayae folium Pharmaceutical E-Kommission: Unapproved Status (1984-1994)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
caricae papayae fructus Pharmaceutical Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
caricae papayae succus Pharmaceutical Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
chamburu Other Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
chirbhita Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chomchhadersi Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
cittamukkicam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cittamukkikamaram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
colra Other Ethnobot. of the Pangkhua Community in Bangladesh (Faruque, 2019)
conkarikam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
conkarikamaram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
eranda karkati Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
erandachirbhata Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
erandachirbhita Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
erandakarakati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
erandakarkati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
etighi-mbakara Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
faifai Other Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants (Ghazanfar, 1994)
fan mu gua Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
ffafy Other Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants (Ghazanfar, 1994)
fifaiy Other Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants (Ghazanfar, 1994)
folha de mamão Other Plants for Malaria, Plants for Fever (Milliken, 2019)
gas labu Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
go Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
gondele Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
goppe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
goppe hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
goppen Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gwanda Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
gwandau Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
gwandu Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
higo de mastuero Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
ibepe Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
Med. Plants in Lagos, Nigeria. (Olowokudejo, 2008)
kaniyamanakku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kaplam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kappalam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kariyamanakku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karmmatti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karmmos Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karmmosu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karmmusu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karmosu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karpakkini Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karpakkinimaram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karumusa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karutha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kodipappali Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kpakpa Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
lechosa Other Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
madana anapa chettu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
madana-anapakaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
madanaanapa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
madananaba Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
madhukarkati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
madhurnakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
madhurnakamu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mamoeira Other Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
mamoeiro Other Plants for Malaria, Plants for Fever (Milliken, 2019)
mamon Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
mamão Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. & Pois. Pl. N.E.Braz. (Agra et al., 2007)
Med. Pl. N.E.Brazil (Fátima Agra et al., 2008)
Plants for Malaria, Plants for Fever (Milliken, 2019)
mamão-macho Other Plants for Malaria, Plants for Fever (Milliken, 2019)
mamón Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
mamón macho Other Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
mapaya Other Plants for Malaria, Plants for Fever (Milliken, 2019)
melon tree Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
melonenbaum Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Tea and Herbal Infusions Europe Pl. Inventory (THIE, 2021)
melonenbaumblätter Other E-Kommission: Unapproved Status (1984-1994)
mewa Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
mummy apple Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
naattupappali Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nalikadala Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nda karbhooja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
okworo-beke Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
omita Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ommai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pabda Other Ethnomed. of Garo Hills, Durgapur, Bangladesh (Khan et al., 2015)
pangi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papaaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papaia Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
papain Other E-Kommission: Unapproved Status (1984-1994)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 32 (2008)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 37 (2013)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 39 (2016)
papainum crudum Pharmaceutical E-Kommission: Unapproved Status (1984-1994)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
papaja Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
papajabaum Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
papajamaram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papajapflanze Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
papal Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papaw Other Amazonian Ethnobot. Dictionary (Duke et al., 1994)
Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
The Plant-Book (Mabberley, 1996)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
papay Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papaya Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Dizionario Delle Erbe Med. (Suozzi, 1995)
Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Kräuter Gewürze und Heilpflanzen (Bremness, 1994)
Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
Med. Pl. Nicarag. Atlantic Coast (Barrett, 1994)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Med. Plants of the Achuar, Ecuador (Giovannini, 2015)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
Native American Ethnobotany (Moerman, 1998)
Pl. Res. of the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley, Mexico (Casas et al., 2001)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
Plants for Malaria, Plants for Fever (Milliken, 2019)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
Tea and Herbal Infusions Europe Pl. Inventory (THIE, 2021)
The Plant-Book (Mabberley, 1996)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHODrug Herbal Substances (WHO-UMC, 2019)
papaya tree Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
papayer Other Dizionario Delle Erbe Med. (Suozzi, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Les Plantes Arom. et Med. (Bremness, 1996)
Les Plantes Méd. de la Pharmacopée: Liste A (2000)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
papayero Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
papayu Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
papeeta Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papita Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
papita desi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papiteh Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
papitha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papiya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papol Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
pappaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappali Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappali-pazham Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappalikaimaram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappalippal Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappangaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappangaye Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappangayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappay Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappaya-pazham Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappayam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappayambalam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappayampazham Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappayi-pazham Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappelasu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pappita Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
parangi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
parangi hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
parangi hannu mara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
parangi mara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
parangimara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
parangiyamanakku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
paranjihannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
parankiyamanakku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
parindhi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
paringi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pasalai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
paw paw Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Med. Plants of Yaegl Community, Australia. (Packer, 2012)
pawaw tree Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pawpaw Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants (Ghazanfar, 1994)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
pepaya Other Med. Pl. Kalimantan (Caniago et al., 1998)
pepe Other Ethnobot. of the Pangkhua Community in Bangladesh (Faruque, 2019)
Ethnomed. of Garo Hills, Durgapur, Bangladesh (Khan et al., 2015)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
pepiya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
peragi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
perinji Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pharangi-hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
phengse Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
piranji Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
popai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
popaiya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
popaiya or popaiyah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
popaiyah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
poppaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
poppayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
poppoia Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
puppali pullum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
santong Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
sayinbo Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
tamarand Other Med. Pl. Nicarag. Atlantic Coast (Barrett, 1994)
twas Other Med. Pl. Nicarag. Atlantic Coast (Barrett, 1994)
ulmak Other Med. Plants for Diabetes in C. America (Giovannini et al., 2016)
umbalay Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
پپیته Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
ගස්ලබු Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
පැපොල් Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)