50/365 “Papaya Oh Papaya”

Papayas are spherical or pear-shaped fruits that can be as long as 20 inches. The ones commonly found in the market usually average about 7 inches and weigh about one pound. Their flesh is a rich orange color with either yellow or pink hues. Inside the inner cavity of the fruit are black, round seeds encased in a gelatinous-like substance.

Papayas can be used as a food, a cooking aid, and in medicine. The stem and bark are also used in rope production.

More about papaya

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carica_papaya

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