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pawpaw:

see custard-applecustard-apple,
common name for members of the Annonaceae, a family of shrubs, woody vines, and small trees of the tropics. The custard-apples (Annona squamosa and A.
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, soft-stemmed tree (Carica papaya) of tropical America resembling a palm with a crown of palmately lobed leaves. It is cultivated for its melonlike yellow fruits eaten raw or cooked and, more recently, for the juice which has become a commercial item.
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El mismo autor agrega que solo los generos Annona, Rollinia, Uvaria y Asimina presentan especies con frutos comestibles.
A driver picked us up from the airport and when we arrived at Asimina we were treated to champagne and canapes as we checked in.
Asimina Michailidou, Hans-Jorg Trenz, Pieter de Wilde
Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) is a native tree with tropical aspirations.
Brannan, "A preliminary evaluation of antioxidant compounds, reducing potential, and radical scavenging of pawpaw (Asimina tribloba) fruit pulp from different stages of ripeness," LWT--Food Science and Technology, vol.
Geraci and his colleague Asimina Arvanitaki, a post-doctoral fellow in the physics department at Stanford University, propose using a small, laser-cooled, tunable sensor that "floats" in an optical cavity so it is not affected by friction.
Additional bioactive compounds and trilobacin, a novel highly cytotoxic acetogenin, from the bark of Asimina triloba.
Distinctive shrubby species are relatively infrequent: Amorpha croceolanata, Asimina triloba, Ilex decidua, Symphoricarpos orbiculatus, and Viburnum rufidulum.
OUR arrival at the adults-only Asimina hotel in Paphos was in itself an experience.
The pawpaw (Asimina triloba) belongs to the tropical custard apple family, which includes delights such as sweetsop, soursop, cherimoya and, of course, the custard apple, which is the botanical family's namesake.