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Artocarpus dadah Miq.

Artocarpus dadah Miq.

Family

Moraceae

Synonyms

Artocarpus lakoocha Roxburgh.

Vernacular Names

Malaysia

Tampang bulu, tampang manis, keledang berok.

Geographical Distributions

Artocarpus dadah is common in lowland forests and open country; frequent in villages throughout Malaya and also found in Sumatra, Simalur, Banka and Borneo.

Description

Artocarpus dadah is small to medium-sized tree up to 24 m tall and 120 cm girth. The bark is grey with distant fissures. The twigs brown hairy.

The leaves stalk is 1.25-2.5 cm long and hairy while the leaves blade is oblong, leathery, 10-30 x 5–14.5 cm, pointed apex, base is often unequal sided, rounded, broadly wedge-shaped or shallowly heart-shaped, entire margin and the juvenile leaves are deeply lobed. The secondary nerves are 10-20 pairs, distinct above, prominently raised below while tertiary nerves and reticulations distinct below. The under-surface of leaf is usually pale bluish-green and hairy.

The flower heads are on leafy twigs, male heads are yellowish, round, 0.8-2 cm wide on the 0.8-2 cm long stalks. The female heads are 1.25-2 cm wide, which are on the 2.5-3.25 cm long stalks.

The fruit roundish or lumpy, finally velvety or appearing smooth, not spiny or chequered, 2-5-8.5 cm wide, with deep pink flesh on 1.25-3.75 cm long stalks. The seeds are ellipsoid with a size of 12 x 8 mm.

Ecology / Cultivation

A. dadah occurs in evergreen and deciduous forest but also in open country, up to 1000 m altitude.

Line Drawing / Photograph

Artocarpus_dadah

References

  1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia No.5(2): Timber trees: Minor Commercial Timbers.

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