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NTBG Plant Name:
Artocarpus altilis Sra fon
September 12, 1997
David Lorence, Tim Flynn, Robson Jim
Collected on ridge above Yemilil Stream on inland path to Walung from Utwa.
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:
Specimen preserved in 70% alcohol before drying
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.
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015