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NTBG Plant Name:
Artocarpus altilis Yap variety
February 11, 1998
Naito Soaladaob, David Lorence, Tim Flynn
Ngerbeched Hamlet. Tree growing by roadside in corner of yard at south west corner of intersection to Belau National Museum. Introduction from Yap.
Fruits large, elongate or pyriform. Spiny with narrow, pointed sections. No seeds. Similar to DR 302 or 303. Leaves moderately dissected with 3-4 pairs of overlapping lobes and small tip with slightly udulate margins. Dark, dull, very flexible blade with green veins. Slightly appressed hairs on upper veins. Underside smooth. Tree 50 m.
From Cultivated Plant:
Specimen preserved in 70% alcohol before drying
Informant: Joel Miles. Homeowner refers to this as "family size" because the fruits are so big and provide a meal for a large family. The quality is stringy, with latex theads, dry and not very good.
Date of Last Update:
July 14, 2015