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Useful Tropical Plants

Jarilla heterophylla

(Cerv. ex La Llave) Rusby

Caricaceae

+ Synonyms

Carica caudata Brandegee

Carica nana Benth.

Jarilla caudata (Brandegee) Standl.

Jarilla chocola Standl.

Jarilla heterophylla (Cerv. ex La Llave) I.M.Johnst.

Jarilla sesseana (Ramírez) Rusby

Mocinna heterophylla Cerv. ex La Llave

Papaya nana (Benth.) A.DC.

Common Name: Jarilla

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General Information

Jarilla is a herbaceous perennial plant growing up to 1 metre tall[
411
Title
Trees and Shrubs of Mexico
Publication
Contributions from the United States National Herbarium Vol 23
Author
Standley P.C.
Publisher
Smithsonian Institution; Washington
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
Although dated, it contains a wealth of information on the trees and shrubs of Mexico, including many of their uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The fruit is often sold in local markets in Mexico.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Central America - Mexico.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height1.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit - cooked[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
]. Used for making preserves and sweetmeats[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
]. The fruit has an odour resembling that of lemon or citron[
411
Title
Trees and Shrubs of Mexico
Publication
Contributions from the United States National Herbarium Vol 23
Author
Standley P.C.
Publisher
Smithsonian Institution; Washington
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
Although dated, it contains a wealth of information on the trees and shrubs of Mexico, including many of their uses. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -

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