1046.000 Artocarpus J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the genus

Monoecious trees. Leaves alternate or spiral, large, stiff, entire, lobed or compound. Flowers small, numerous. Male flowers borne in oblong or club-shaped stiff spikes; perianth 2-4-lobed; stamen 1. Female flowers borne in a dense spherical or oblong head; perianth tubular, contracted at the apex; style usually exserted. Fruit an often large syncarp, echinate or prickly (in ours). Seeds large, embedded in the flesh of the fruit.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Artocarpus heterophyllus

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heterophyllus Lam.Image

Other sources of information about Artocarpus:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Artocarpus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Artocarpus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Artocarpus
Wikipedia: Artocarpus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Artocarpus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Artocarpus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Artocarpus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1880, retrieved 1 December 2022

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