American paw paw is a tree with edible fruit grown . Plant name is asimina. sometimes called Indiana banana.
(papaya is called paw paw in the south seas but American paw paw is a different plant.)
American paw paw is related to graviola which has different medicinal properties.
American paw paw is supposed to work on angiogenesis and multiple drug resistance.
In some areas it is possible to grow the paw paw tree.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asimina
Post Edited (robertC) : 1/15/2014 1:36:00 PM (GMT-7)