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NTBG Plant Name:
Artocarpus camansi
Barcode:
PTBG1000011480
Specimen ID:
029256
Collector ID:
613
Collector Name:
Diane Ragone
Collection Date:
February 25, 1999
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Maui
State:
HI
County:
Maui County
District:
Hana District
Elevation:
7
Locality:
Kalahu Point. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kahanu Garden Breadfruit collection. Grid 50.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Fruits ovoid, 1-4 per branch. Very spiny with ~7 cm elongated, flexible, pointed sections. Pronounced long green stigma turning golden-colored then brown. Heavy latex when cut when immature. Many large seeds with light-brown, thin, brittle outer seed coat. Inner seed coat is buff or tan, adheres to seed. Green with white flesh. Seeds often sprout within ripe fallen fruits. Leaves large, moderately dissected with four pairs of lobes. Profuse long white hairs on upper veins. Leathery, brittle blades. Tree 5 m. DBH 19.0 cm. Original material from Tahiti, Society Is. Seeds can be boiled in salted water for 15-20 minutes. Similar to chestnuts in texture and flavor. NTBG acc.#770444000
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Comments:
Specimen consists of two sheets - 029256 & 029257
Date of Record Creation:
October 5, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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