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Synonyms for pawpaw

tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit

small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit

fruit with yellow flesh

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A spring-fed stream shaded by spicebush and pawpaw trees runs down the hollow's center.
Endangered species of pawpaw trees in Florida, for example, grow what botanists call recalcitrant seeds, which don't survive drying and freezing in seed banks.
This spring, Feldhake planted walnut and pawpaw trees in a hayfield on an organic farm operated by West Virginia's Lightstone Foundation.
Jones, who grows pawpaw trees in his Santa Clara, California, garden, calls pawpaws love-hate fruits.
Peterson fears that the superior pawpaw trees identified up to now may be lost.