Caricaceae A family of small trees which have few branches or none. The sap is watery to milky. The leaves are palmately lobed or divided. The flowers are regular, mostly unisexual. The fruit is a berry. The family is related to Passifloraceae. There are 4 genera, with 31 species, occurring in the tropics of America and Africa.
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