Carica × heilbornii var. pentagona Heilborn

syn. Carica pentagona Heilborn

(natural hybrid between C. pubescens and C. stipulata)



NewCROP has babaco information at:

Regeneration of Carica pentagona (Babaco) (Abstract)—Rebecca Vega de Rojas and Sherry Kitto

New Horticultural Crops in New Zealand—Errol W. Hewett

South American Fruits Deserving Further Attention—Richard J. Campbell

Outside links:

Babaco—Lost Crops of the Incas, National Academy Press

BABACO "FRUIT FACTS" (Fruit Facts are a series of publications of the the California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc. that contain information on individual fruits, including botanical identification, description and culture notes based on California research, and characteristics of cultivars).

NewCROP information on the Common Papaya (Carica papaya)

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