What is the difference between Mamey and Papaya?

The difference between mamey and papaya

is that "mamey" is the evergreen tree Mammea americana, or its edible fruit and "papaya" is a tropical American evergreen tree, Carica papaya, having large, yellow, edible fruit.

mamey

papaya

Noun

  • The evergreen tree Mammea americana, or its edible fruit
  • The flowering plant Magnolia guatemalensis
  • The tree Pouteria sapota, or its fruit.

Noun

  • A tropical American evergreen tree, Carica papaya, having large, yellow, edible fruit
  • The fruit of this tree.
  • An orange colour, like that of papaya flesh.

Synonyms

  • pawpaw (Australia), common term for papaya, but strictly speaking this refers to a different tree / fruit

Examples

  • papaya colour: