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Artocarpus glaucus

Family

Moraceae

Botanical Name

Artocarpus glaucus Blume

Blume, C.L. von (1825) Bijdragen tot de Flora van Nederlandsch Indie 7: 483. Type: Java?, Crescit: in sylvis montium..

Stem

Bark exudate rapid and copious.

Leaves

Twigs and petioles produce a milky exudate when broken. Leaf blades about 10-18 x 5-8 cm. Elongated oil dots visible with a lens.

Flowers

Inflorescences produced on normal leafy twigs, individual flowers sessile. Stigmas filiform.

Fruit

Fruits about 3 cm diam.

Seedlings

Features not available.

Distribution and Ecology

Occurs in NT. Altitudinal range from sea level to 100 m. Grows in gallery forest and rain forest around soaks and springs. Also occurs in Malesia.

NT

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Tree

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RFK Code

869