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Taxon: Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg

 
Genus: Artocarpus
Subgenus: Artocarpus
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Artocarpeae
Nomen number: 4319
Place of publication: J. Washington Acad. Sci. 31:95. 1941
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Dec-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO)
Accessions: 231 (193 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide J Arn Arb 40:309. 1959); seeds; starch; vegetable
  • Materials: latex/rubber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Indonesia, [Irian Jaya] Papua New Guinea
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Moluccas] Philippines

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Micronesia (perhaps indigenous), Northern Mariana Islands, Palau
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Vanuatu (perhaps indigenous)


    Cultivated (cult. throughout tropics)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Solomon Islands (perhaps indigenous)

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Berg, C. C. 2001. Moreae, Arocarpeae, and Dorstenia (Moraceae) with introductions to the family and Ficus and with additions and corrections to Flora Neotropica Monograph 7 Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 83:143.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  5. Florence, J. Flore de la Polynésie française. (F Polynes)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Jarrett, F. M. 1959. Studies in Artocarpus and allied genera, III. A revision of Artocarpus subgenus Artocarpus (cont.) J. Arnold Arbor. 40:307-323.
  9. Jones, A. M. P. et al. 2013. Morphological diversity in breadfruit (Artocarpus, Moraceae): insights into domestication, conservation, and cultivar identification Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 60:175-192.
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  11. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  12. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Ragone, D. 1994. Description of Pacific Island breadfruit cultivars Acta Hort. 413:93-98.
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  16. Salma, I. et al. 2006. Diversity and use of traditional fruit species in selected home gardens or fruit orchards in Malaysia J. Trop. Agric. Food Sci. 34:149-164.
  17. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  18. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  19. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  20. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:83.
  21. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  22. Williams, E. W. et al. 2017. Out of Borneo: biogeography, phylogeny and divergence date estimates of Artocarpus (Moraceae) Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 1-17.
  23. Witherup, C. et al. 2013. Development of microsatellite loci in Artocarpus altilis (Moraceae) and cross-amplification in congeneric species Applic. Pl. Sci. 1(7): 1200423.
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  25. Zerega, N. J. C. et al. 2004. Complex origins of breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis, Moraceae): Implications for human migrations in Oceania Amer. J. Bot. 91:760-766.
  26. Zerega, N. J. C. et al. 2005. Systematics and species limits of breadfruit (Artocarpus, Moraceae) Syst. Bot. 30:603-615.
  27. Zerega, N. J. C. et al. 2010. Phylogeny and recircumscription of Artocarpeae (Moraceae) with a focus on Artocarpus Syst. Bot. 35:766-782.

Check other web resources for Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?4319. Accessed 16 December 2018.