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NTBG Plant Name:
Artocarpus altilis
Identified As:
Artocarpus altilis Sra fon
Barcode:
PTBG1000011486
Specimen ID:
027839
Collector ID:
563A
Collector Name:
Diane Ragone
Collection Date:
September 12, 1997
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
David Lorence, Tim Flynn, Robson Jim
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
State:
POHNPEI STATE
County:
U Municipality
Elevation:
30
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
No fruits or male inflorescences. Leaves entire with slight lobing on upper 1/3rd. Tip acute, not rounded like Mei tehid. This is the same as Maopo. Dark, glossy, flexible blade with yellow veins. Long white hairs on upper veins. Underside rough with dense, short hairs on blade. Sticks to clothing. Tree 10 m.
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Specimen Treatment:
Specimen preserved in 70% alcohol before drying
Ethnobotanical Notes:
This is a widely grown cultivar throughout Kosrae. Also known as Maopo in Samoa and Tonga. Rare autia in Society Islands, Mei aukape in Marquesas, Uto lolo in Fiji.
Habitat:
Cultivated.
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015

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