The Parent order is - Brassicales

Woody Family Caricaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Synonyms -
Authority - Dum.Total Number of genera - 5
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 55
Plant forms - Tree/Shrub/Herb
World Distribution - Sub-tropical and tropical. Tropical Central & South America (mainly) and West Africa Now reassigned under Brassicales.
Comments - Small, soft-stemmed, palmlike trees, or shrubs, or herbs. Genera include: Carica - one species Carica papaya (Papaya), Americas Cylicomorpha - two species, Africa Jacaratia - five species, Americas Jarilla - three species, Americas Vasconcellea - 20 species, Americas

Woody Genera of Caricaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Carica.
2 - Jacaratia.

End of Listing Woody Families of Caricaceae