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NTBG Plant Name:
Artocarpus mariannensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000013660
Specimen ID:
051096
Collector ID:
4510
Collector Name:
Michael J. Balick
Collection Date:
August 8, 2007
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
nYBG
Determiner:
!D. Lorence 9/08
Observers:
Stephen Dahmer, Yadana Desmond, Ann Kitalong, Christopher Kitalong, Roberta Lee, Nicholas Penna, Kiblas Soaladaob.
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Koror
State:
KOROR STATE
Locality:
Rock Islands, German Lighthouse. On trail to lighthouse 20-200m elevation. Wild breadfruit. Fruit bats love it. (DO)
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree to 40m, dbh 1m; fruits small: 8cm and 4cm, being eaten by fruit bats. N.V. Chebiei/Ordekar [Palauan]
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Use: Food - Seedlings are consumed like a starch and eaten with fish, like the way taro (Calocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) is eaten (RS). Good for roasting. (DO) Construction - Trunk is good for making canoes. Additional interviews: (August 9, 2007): Diladelbai Raphaela Sumand (RS); (August 13, 2007): Rechiuang Demei Otobed (DO)
Habitat:
Disturbed forest in rock islands.
Date of Record Creation:
October 21, 2011
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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