Artocarpus incisus (Thunb.) L.f.

 
  • Family : MORACEAE
    (MULBERRY or FIG FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Moraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Artocarpus communis J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.; Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson ex F.A.Zorn) Fosberg
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson ex F.A.Zorn) Fosberg
  • Common name : Bread-fruit tree
  • Vernacular name : Rottipala (Tamil); Kadachakka, Kadapilavu, Seemaplavu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Often planted in gardens and households. Sometimes, can be seen across ghats near plantations, also cultivated for its edible fruits.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Planted
  • Native : New Guinea
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Artocarpus incisus. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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