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Taxon: Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg

Genus: Artocarpus subgenus: Artocarpus
Family: Moraceae tribe: Artocarpeae
Nomen number: 4319
Place of publication: J. Washington Acad. Sci. 31:95. 1941
Name verified on: 16-Dec-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Feb-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO). Alternate site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 191 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:


Economic importance:

  • Human food: fruit   (fide J Arn Arb 40:309. 1959)
  • Human food: seeds   (fide J Arn Arb 40:309. 1959)
  • Human food: starch   (fide J Arn Arb 40:309. 1959)
  • Human food: vegetable   (fide J Arn Arb 40:309. 1959)
  • Materials: latex/rubber   (fide J Arn Arb 40:309. 1959)

Distributional range:

    Malesia: Indonesia - Irian Jaya, Moluccas; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia [perhaps indigenous]; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau
    Southwestern Pacific: Vanuatu [perhaps indigenous]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Solomon Islands [perhaps indigenous]

  • cultivated throughout tropics




Check other web resources for Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg:


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  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (17 April 2015)

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