Genus Asimina

Pawpaw is a genus of small clustered trees with large leaves and fruit, native to North America.

Species in the genus Asimina of plants


Four-petal pawpaw - The branching brown, reddish, or grayish stems reach 1 to 3 meters in height. It is the tallest pawpaw. The leaves are up to 10 centimeters long, green above and gray-green on the undersides, often with rolled edges. The flower is pink to maroon in color, changing color as it ages, and has a fetid scent. It has usually four sepals and six petals. The fruit is a yellow-green, banana-scented aggregate.