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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Brassicales

Familia: Caricaceae
Genus: Jacaratia
Species: J. chocoensis – J. corumbensis – J. digitata – J. dolichaula – J. heptaphylla – J. mexicana – J. spinosa
Source(s) of checklist: 

Hassler, M. 2019. Jacaratia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 30. Reference page. 

Name

Jacaratia A.DC., Prodr. 15(1): 419. 1864

Type species: Jacaratia spinosa (Aubl.) A. DC.

Synonyms

Leucopremna Standl.
Pileus Ramírez

References

De Candolle, A.L.P.P., 1864. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 15(1): 419.

Links

Hassler, M. 2019. Jacaratia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 30. Reference page. 
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Jacaratia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 30. Reference page. 
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Jacaratia. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 30 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Jacaratia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 30 Aug. 2019.
GRIN Taxonomy for Plants [1]

Vernacular names

Jacaratia is a genus of shrubs or trees in the family Caricaceae. They are native to South and Central America.[2]

Some species of the genus are edible to humans and served in restaurants as a delicacy.[3][2]
Species

The following species are recognized:[4]

Jacaratia chocoensis A.H.Gentry & Forero
Jacaratia corumbensis Kuntze
Jacaratia digitata (Poepp. & Endl.) Solms
Jacaratia dolichaula (Donn.Sm.) Woodson
Jacaratia heptaphylla (Vell.) A.DC.
Jacaratia mexicana A.DC.
Jacaratia spinosa (Aubl.) A.DC.

References

 Jacaratia was first determined to be of a separate genus from Carica, based on a syntype specimen of Carica spinosa Aubl. and published in Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 15(1): 419. 1864 "Name – Jacaratia A.DC". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved June 18, 2011. "LT: Carica spinosa Aubl."
"Jacaratia spinosa - Useful Tropical Plants". tropical.theferns.info. Retrieved 2018-05-14.
"Edible Wood – A Modern Delicacy with a Rustic Flair". 14 May 2014.
"Name – Jacaratia A.DC. subordinate taxa". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved June 18, 2011.

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