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Quick facts for kidsCaricaceae
Dumort., nom. cons.
Caricaceae is a family of flowering plants in the order Brassicales, found in 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 six genera and about 34-35 species:
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