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pa·pa·ya

(pă-pī'yăh),
The fruit of the papaw (pawpaw), Carica papaya (family Caricaceae), a tree of the tropic Americas; it possesses a proteolytic action and is the source of papain.
Synonym(s): carica
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To stay at the Asimina Suites costs from pounds 709 per person for seven nights.
Quantitative Evaluation of Annonaceous Acetogenins in Monthly Samples of Paw Paw (Asimina triloba) Twigs by Liquid Chromatography/Electrospray Ionization/Tandem Mass Spectrometry.
f AF264143 Magnoliales Annonaceae f AF264140 Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal f AY095451 Magnoliaceae Magnolia denudata Desr.
The Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI) lists scrub communities as globally and state endangered (FNAI 1990, FDEP 2003) largely due to the presence of protected species like the Eastern indigo snake, Florida Scrub-jay, the fragrant prickly apple (Harrisia fragrans), and the four-petal pawpaw (Asimina tetramera).
CRETE: The two-bedroom Villa Asimina, in the village of Istra, has its own pool.
Extensive chemical and biological tests have determined that the bioactive components of paw paw (Asimina triloba Dunal) are a mixture of Annonaceous acetogenins, which have a BST [LC.sub.50] value of Ca.
The zebra swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus (Cramer)) feeds exclusively on the pawpaw (Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal, Annonaceae).
Tapete invasivo, el menos comun de todos, ha sido detectado en Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae), Anaxagorea y Asimina (Annonaceae; Gabarayeva, 1993, 1995), Tambourissa (Monimiaceae; vease revision en Furness & Rudall, 2001 a) y Tasmania (Winteraceae; Furness & Rudall, 2001 a).
Facilitative interactions between two lepidopteran herbivores of Asimina. Oecologia 78:214-219.
Makis, Rigas's beloved elder son, is killed by an unidentified "they." His mother Asimina dies after a brutal childbirth which produces Thanasis (Thanis).
- 7.1 Fagus grandifolia - 4.9 Fraxinus americana - 3.6 Ulmus rubra - 3.3 Pinus virginiana - 2.9 Cercis canadensis - 2.6 Platanus occidentalis - 1.7 Robinia pseudoacacia - 1.7 Asimina triloba - 1.3 Carpinus caroliniana - 1.2 Carya glabra - 1.1 Malus sp.