Artocarpus Champeden (Jack Fruit)

Local Name: Pokok Cempedak

Scientific Name:  Artocarpus champeden

Family:  Moraceae

Origin/Habitat: Originally from South East Asia; Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia

Details: It’s a perennial tree that can grow up to 20 metres high. Posses simple leaves which most of it are elliptic in shape. Bottom part of the leaf’s midrib covered by plenty of fine hair. The base part of the leaves is acute or obtuse in shape while the end part of the leave is in cuspidate shape. Upper surface of the leaves is green colour but bottom surface of the leave is in light green

Uses: Produce fruit which can be eaten raw or in many various way.

Breeding: N/A

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