Artocarpus


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Related to Artocarpus: Artocarpus altilis, Artocarpus communis, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Artocarpus odoratissimus

artocarpus

(ˌɑːtəʊˈkɑːpəs)
n
(Plants) a genus of the mulberry family, originating in Asia, species of which include the jackfruit and the breadfruit
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Noun1.artocarpus - evergreen Asiatic trees now grown through the tropics: breadfruitArtocarpus - evergreen Asiatic trees now grown through the tropics: breadfruit; jackfruit
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Moraceae, Moraceae, mulberry family - trees or shrubs having a milky juice; in some classifications includes genus Cannabis
Artocarpus altilis, Artocarpus communis, breadfruit, breadfruit tree - native to Pacific islands and having edible fruit with a texture like bread
Artocarpus heterophyllus, jackfruit, jackfruit tree - East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds
Artocarpus odoratissima, marang, marang tree - Philippine tree similar to the breadfruit tree bearing edible fruit
References in classic literature ?
The sago pasty, the artocarpus bread, some mangoes, half a dozen pineapples, and the liquor fermented from some coco-nuts, overjoyed us.
For the genus Artocarpus (Moraceae) the key lists nine species of the 25 recorded for Kalimantan, of which four (Artocarpus anisophyllus, A.
Again, as with sago palm, Artocarpus did not reach Australia, or perhaps became extinct in the Pleistocene, a possibility with all such modern disjunctive distributions.
Urban Ginjer Limnocharitaceae Limnocharis flava Buchenau Lagka Moraceae Artocarpus heterophyllus Lamk.
citri has been reported breeding on jackfruit, Artocarpus heterophylus Lamerek, in the same plant family as the fig, Moraceae (Shivankar et al.
Structure-activity relationship of prenyl-substituted polyphenols from Artocarpus heterophyllus as inhibitors of melanin biosynthesis in cultured melanoma cells.
Pyranocycloartobiloxanthone A, a novel gastroprotective compound from Artocarpus obtusus Jarret, against ethanol-induced acute gastric ulcer in vivo.
Icerya aegyptiaca (Monophlebidae) is a pest on many plants in Micronesia (Beardsley 1966); in Kiribati it particularly damages Artocarpus altilis (O'Connor 1969).
Breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis, is a tropical staple food crop traditionally cultivated for more than 3,000 years throughout Oceania--Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.
8) Chram: Artocarpus chaplasha, a hardwood tree, wild jackfruit tree.