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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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For the Low-maintenance landscape: Fruit/Nut Trees: Pawpaws American Persimmons, Hazelnuts, Beechnuts, Redbud
Belfast City Council is exhibiting at Southport for the first time, with a spectacular jungle garden featuring bananas, pawpaws, star fruit and other tropical delights brought to Ireland from around the world since 1827.
She and her colleagues there have now succeeded in culturing three of these pawpaws, she reported in June at the Portland, Ore.
The first is that the native plant understory there is relatively dense with large stands of pawpaws and many other native shrubs.
Pawpaws haven't been commercially successful because they have a shelf life of only three days.
If you're ever picking pawpaws, keep an eye out for this wild-looking caterpillar that may be feeding on that banana-like fruit.
Other abundant foods were grapes, pawpaws, wild plums, crabapples, hazel nuts and sassafras.
The pawpaws and chestnuts will bear fruits and nuts beginning as early as 2008, Schumann says.
The active ingredient is papain, the same substance as found in green pawpaws.
Supermarket sales of PAWPAWS, a tropical melon-like fruit, went up by nine per cent to 2,400 tons.
Jones, who grows pawpaw trees in his Santa Clara, California, garden, calls pawpaws love-hate fruits.
Upenyu is selling and promoting high quality, 100% organic dried goods such as bananas, mangoes, pawpaws, tomatoes, chillies (piri-piri), sweet and sour lemons and oranges from the farmers of Bikita district in Harare shops, private people on order, and to other resellers.
Before this, I had known of pawpaws only through the folk song, "Way down Yonder in the Pawpaw Patch.
Pawpaws attract flies and beetles with an odor that Kevan describes as "mawkish," and skunk cabbage flowers emit five odors, including fungal and fecal mimics, in rotation.