* Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 6, May 2005. 
Caricaceae is a family of flowering plants in the order Brassicales, native to tropical regions of Central and South America and Africa. They are short-lived evergreen pachycaul shrubs or small trees growing to 5-10 m tall; many bear edible fruit.
The family comprises five genera and about 31 species:
* Carica – one species Carica papaya (Papaya), Americas
* Germplasm Resources Information Network: Caricaceae
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