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Taxon: Artocarpus lacucha Buch.-Ham.

Genus: Artocarpus subgenus: Pseudojaca
Family: Moraceae tribe: Artocarpeae
Nomen number: 409385
Place of publication: Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 5:333. 1826
Name verified on: 22-Sep-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-May-2006
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • monkey-jack   (Source: Wealth of India 1948) – English
  • monkey-jack-tree   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • monkeyfruit   (Source: Dict Rehm [as A. lakoochus]) – English
  • lakoocha   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – India
  • lakuch   (Source: Wealth of India 1948) – India

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    China: China - Yunnan
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
    North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
    Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam


  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. [= A. lakoocha Roxb.].
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Jarrett, F. M. 1960. Studies in Artocarpus and allied genera, IV. A revision of Artocarpus subgenus Pseudojaca. J. Arnold Arbor. 41:111. [lists as A. lakoocha Roxb.].
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1977. Francis Hamilton's commentaries with particular reference to Meliaceae. Taxon 26:529.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Pullaiah, T. et al. 1997–1998. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [= A. lakoocha Roxb.].


Check other web resources for Artocarpus lacucha Buch.-Ham.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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 for additional images
  • Google Images 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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