Carica Papaya

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THANKS to Mr. Whitmee for his timely correction of my perhaps too dogmatic assertion as to the seeds of the Papau being rejected by birds, at p. 241. Had I not written off-hand I should have qualified the sentence “the birds however will not touch them,” i.e. the fruit, by adding “as far as I have observed.”

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OLIVER, S. Carica Papaya. Nature 20, 337–338 (1879) doi:10.1038/020337c0

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