Papaya or "Pepya". Note melon-like fruit attached to trunk of trees near top. Barro Colorado Island Laboratory, 5 March 1935. Name of Plant is "papayo". Name of fruit in Cuba is "fruta bomba."
Description: The photograph documents Isaac Ginsburg's field work in locations in Panama, particularly connected with the fishing industry.
Photographer: Isaac Ginsburg
Image ID: SIA2016-002508
Collection: RU 7187, Isaac Ginsburg Papers, circa 1911-1919, 1924-1958. Box 8, folder 18.
Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives