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Taxon: Artocarpus hirsutus Lam.

Genus: Artocarpus subgenus: Artocarpus
Family: Moraceae tribe: Artocarpeae
Nomen number: 317887
Place of publication: Encycl. 3:210. 1789 "hirsuta"
Name verified on: 16-Dec-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Nov-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO). Alternate site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of breadfruit   (based on affinities to Artocarpus altilis fide Syst Bot 35:775-776. 2005)
  • Materials: wood   (fide Wealth India RM 1:125. 1948; J Arn Arb 40:359. 1959)

Distributional range:

    Indian Subcontinent: India - Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu


  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 1:124.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jarrett, F. M. 1959. Studies in Artocarpus and allied genera, III. A revision of Artocarpus subgenus Artocarpus (cont.). J. Arnold Arbor. 40:358–360.
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:183.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Watson, J. F. 1868. Index to the native and scientific names of Indian and other eastern economic plants and products.
  • Zerega, N. J. C. et al. 2010. Phylogeny and recircumscription of Artocarpeae (Moraceae) with a focus on Artocarpus. Syst. Bot. 35:766–782.

Check other web resources for Artocarpus hirsutus Lam.:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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