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Papaw

 

(Asimina), a genus of deciduous and evergreen plants of the family Annonaceae. Shrubs, less commonly low trees with succulent edible fruits. Eight species are known in North America. A. triloba is cultivated in the USSR (in the Caucasus and Crimea) as an ornamental. It is a low (to 12 m) deciduous tree with large brownish-red flowers. It begins to bear fruit in the third or fourth year of life. The fruit is aggregate, juicy, and edible, with a cloying aromatic pulp. The seeds and leaves are used in medicine.

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Derev’ia i kustarniki SSSR , vol. 3. Moscow-Leningrad, 1954.
Shimanyuk, A. P. Dendrologiia. Moscow, 1967.
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