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Common name

English: Jackfruit

German: Jackfrucht

Mandarin: 波罗蜜 (bo luo mi)

Portuguese: Jaca

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Rosales (119)

        Family: Moraceae (29)(family description)

          Genus: Artocarpus (4)

            Epithet: heterophyllus Lam. (1)

Synonyms: Artocarpus brasiliensis Gomez, Artocarpus integra

brasiliensis => of Brazilian origin

heterophyllus => bearing leaves of more than one kind

integra => entire, whole

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green

External links

Check for Artocarpus heterophyllus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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