Papaya Sexual Types (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Caption Researchers analyzed the sex chromosomes of papaya, which can produce male, female and/or hermaphrodite flowers. Credit L. Brian Stauffer and Rishi Aryal Usage Restrictions Image may be used only to accompany stories about the research described in this release. Credit required Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.