Artocarpus


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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.
The four (4) most prevalent tree species observed were: - Artocarpus heterophyllus (15%), Ficus natalensis (10%), Albizia coriaria (10%) and Mangifera indica (9%).
Moraceae family consists of 37 genera and 1,050 species including ethnomedicinally important species like Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson ex F.
Isolation of tyrosinase inhibitors from Artocarpus heterophyllus and use of its extract as antibrowning agent.
Dominant tree species in the study area included mango Mangifera indica, lychee Litchi chinensis, jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus, Asian pear Pyrus pyrifolia and guava Psidium guajava.
Shoot tip buds of Artocarpus altilis are initiated and multiplied on basal micropropagation medium supplemented with 4.
Artocarpus heterophyllus (jack fruit) is a good source of essential nutrients with medicinal properties that can fulfil the extra energy and nutrients needed for lactating mothers.