Breadfruit

Artcarpus altilis

Fruit is the world's largest

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  • Flower name
    Breadfruit
  • Scientific name
    Artcarpus altilis
  • AliasArtcarpus altilis, Breadfruit, ブレッドフルーツ
  • Place of originPolynesia
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

What is Breadfruit

Breadfruit (Scientific name: Artcarpus altilis) is native to Polynesia and is a tropical evergreen tall tree of the family Moraceae. The fruits contain carbohydrates and are the staple food in the Pacific Islands. The leaves are green and the leaves are palmate 7, 8 deep. Both female and male flowers are attached to the same tree. The female flower is spherical and spiked, and the male flower is rod-shaped. The fruit is similar to the jack fruit of the same genus, and the surface is rough. The fruits are spherical in shape and initially green in color but turn yellow when ripe. The fruit diameter is about 20 to 30 cm, which is about the size of the head of a child. It is eaten with white flesh that appears when peeled off, but it is rich in starchy quality, and it is cooked by heating, steaming, baking, fermenting flavor meat such as potato or sweet potato. Breeding is done at seeding and rooting. The trees are street trees, park trees, and tropical foliage, and the flesh is food.

Common names: Breadfruit , Scientific name: Artcarpus altilis, Origin: Polynesia, Living type: tropical evergreen tree, Tree height: 15-20 m, Strain: Single living female and female, different flowers, attached to the same tree leaf brows, Female inflorescence: 8 to 10 cm long, spherical in green color Heading inflorescence, Male inflorescence: 15 to 20 cm, yellow spikes (root stick), facies: cortex, leaf color: dark green, frond: 7, 8 palmar palm, frond length: 20 to 60 cm, folio : Alternate character, Fruit: Collected fruit, Skin color: Yellowish green, Fruit diameter: 20-30 cm, Fruit weight: 1-5 Kg, Fruit quality: Starch, Fruit shape: Spherical or oval, Flesh color: White, Eating Person: Steam the flesh, bake, ferment and eat by heating, fleshy taste: Potato sweet potato or sweet potato which is not sweet Tastes like, breeding methods: planting-minute roots, applications: street trees, park trees, ornamental plants, tropical Hikage trees, staple food in the Pacific Ocean Islands


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Moraceae
  • Genus
    Artocarpus
  • Species
    A. heterophyllus
  • Type of flower
    Other
  • Array of flower
    Fig-shaped inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type tropical evergreen tall tree
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1500.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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