Prunus persica var. platycarpa, better known as Paraguaya and Paraguayo, is a species of the genus Prunus, with a fruit like peach but with a flattened shape, from a mutation of the peach. Paraguaya is a relatively recent mutation originated in China. It is grown mainly in temperate regions and has a soil and crop requirements similar to the peach and nectarine. Paraguayan there are different varieties of white pulp with or without greenish or reddish streaks, yellow flesh, totally or partially detached from the seed.