Babaco: The babaco (Botanical name: Vasconcellea xheilbornii) is a species of fruit tree native to Ecuador resulting from the natural crossing of two species of the Caricaceae family, that is to say of the pear papaya family: the mountain papaya Vasconcellea pubescens and Vasconcellea stipulata.
The babaco is named in various ways: Carica pentagona, or its scientific name Vasconcellea × heilbornii showing the hybrid origin of the species, especially p ...
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