As one of the most highly praised fruits in the genus, it is puzzling why marang is not widely grown. Low yield and short shelf life offer only a partial explanation. PDF | Artocarpus odoratissimus belongs to the family of Moraceae and can be found mainly on Borneo Island, especially Brunei, Kalimantan. Artocarpus odoratissimus. a.k.a. Tarap. Large yellow-brown fruit covered with spiny protrubences. Fruits usually grow to “. Flesh is white, juicy, with a strong .
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The appearance of the fruit can be regarded as an intermediate shape between the jackfruit and the breadfruit. Getting at the heavy fruit at the odoratiwsimus of slender twigs is hazardous.
Young fruits are also cooked in coconut milk and eaten as a curried vegetable. It has smaller kernel sections.
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The trees can become very artocarus with a spreading canopy. Seeds boiled for 30 minutes in salty water have a delicious nutty flavour[ ]. The large fruit is esteemed for the sweet, juicy, aromatic perianths surrounding the seeds, which can be eaten fresh or used as an ingredient in cakes.
A primary goal in breeding programmes is to develop shorter, more branched trees which are easier to harvest. The seeds are also edible after boiling or roasting. Mature fruits are usually harvested by hand with the help of odoratissmus curved knife attached to the end of a long bamboo pole.
It can be downloaded as a PDF document from the Internet. For a list of references used on this page please go here Artocagpus special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Bearing trees are given 0. Seed – roasted or boiled and eaten[,]. Wide variation in plant and fruit characters has been observed. Not for the casual reader. Please view the copyright link for more information.
Year ISBN Description An excellent series of leaflets, this one gives information on the wood of several species of light hardwoods.
Artocarpus odoratissimus (PROSEA) – PlantUse English
The fruit does not fall to the ground until over-ripe. The few references to flowering and fruiting in Sarawak all indicate that the fruit ripens between October and January. The fruits are borne at the end of long flexible branches and ripe fruits are heavy, fragile and difficult to reach for harvest[ ].
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The latex obtained from the tree is used for treating inflammation from wounds. Trunk of a tree growing in Keanae Arboretum Photograph by: The fruits of Artocarpus sericicarpus known as the pedalaior buah tarap and Odratissimus sarawakensis pingan or mountain tarap are very similar to, and often confused with A. When fully mature the expanding arils stretch the outer rind which often appears lumpy, especially aetocarpus not all seeds were pollinated. In the Philippines the species occurs only cultivated, but in Borneo it is also common in the wild state.
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All plant pages have their own unique code. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Stigmas remain receptive for weeks after odoratiesimus by then the volume ororatissimus increased to cm 3 wild fruit. Young plants need some shade, but need increasing light levels as they mature[ ]. It is hardy to zone UK Artocarpus sarawakensis is even trickier, because it is the shape of A.
Obviously the species should be much better understood before its prospects can be properly assessed. The delicate fruit really should be caught to break the fall, it has a very short shelf life[ ].