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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In comparison the records of a wild tree in the forest in Sarawak are dismal: Mean number of seeds per fruit varied from The latex obtained from the tree is used for treating inflammation from wounds. Usually eaten as a dessert fruit, they are considered to be the finest fruit in Brunei[ ]. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Forest and Kim Starr. It can be downloaded as a PDF document from the Internet.

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How many suns are in our solar system. It is native to the Philippines, particularly in Palawan and Mindanao, and Borneo. Artocarpus odoratissimusalso called terapmarangjohey oakgreen pedalaimadangtarapor timadangis a tree in the mulberry and fig family Moraceae.


Both these species are native to the same areas. The delicate fruit really should be caught to break the fall, but odoratissimhs fruit drops on the ground.

Artocarpus odoratissimus of the Moraceae family

Plants are spaced m apart. No serious pests and diseases have been observed, apart from maggots of the oriental fruit fly Dacus umbrosus found in the fruits.

The delicate fruit really should be caught to break the fall, it has a very short shelf life[ ]. Artocarpus odoratissimus, otherwise known as marang, terap, timadang, johey, oak, green pedalai, tarap, or madang, is a large, tropical, evergreen tree.

Young plants need some shade, but need increasing light levels as they mature[ ]. As one of the most highly praised fruits in the genus, it is puzzling why marang is not widely grown. odoratiesimus

Artocarpus odoratissimus – Wikipedia

Artocarpus sarawakensis is even trickier, because it is the shape of A. For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page. This page srtocarpus last edited on 19 Decemberat Artocarpus odoratissimus is an evergreen Tree growing to 25 m 82ft by 20 m 65ft at a medium artocarpks.

Environmental Science and Pollution Research. As indicated by the scientific name, the fruit has a strong scent, and is considered superior in flavour to both jackfruit and cempedak.

Young fruits are also cooked in coconut milk and eaten as a curried vegetable. 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.


You will receive a range of benefits including: Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Pruning is limited to the removal of dead branches. We are currently updating this section. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The thick rind is covered with soft, broad spines. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. It can be downloaded from the Internet. The flower heads are borne on emerging shoots.

Artocarpus odoratissimus

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The trees can become very large with a spreading canopy. A plant of lowland humid tropics, succeeding at elevations up to 1, metres[], it grows best in regions with abundant and equally distributed rainfall[].

The seed germinates best at a temperature of 24 – 27c[ ].

The cultivated marang might be a tetraploid derivative of a diploid wild ancestor. See Terms of Use for details.

Seedlings are transplanted to containers when the first leaves have matured. Mean yield in the Philippines amounted to 4. In the Philippines the species occurs only cultivated, but in Borneo it is also common in the wild state.