Wild Jack is an evergreen tree, up to 50 m high, bark mm thick, surface dull grey-brown, smooth, warty, exfoliations thin, peeled surface red, fibrous; blaze. Artocarpus hirsutus Lam. – MORACEAE. Synonym: Artocarpus hirsuta Lam. Vernacular names: Tamil: Aiyinipila; AnjiliMalayalam: Anjili; AyaniKannada. Artocarpus hirsutus is a tree seen in evergreen and semi-evergreen forests from The Artocarpus species are rich in phenolic compounds including flavonoids.

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Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Artocarpus hirsutus The bark of A.

Checklists specific search artocarpu Observed during. Leaves Leaves simple, alternate, spiral, clustered at twigs end; stipules to 2. Its simple, alternate leaves will ooze latex if broken. Forests of the Western Ghats are well known for their evergreenness and high endemism.

Artocarpus hirsutus

It is harvested for its wood. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. The timber was used extensively in the construction of ceilings, door frames and furniture in older buildings, especially in Kerala.

Leaves simple, alternate, spiral, clustered at twigs end; stipules to 2. Search in all artoccarpus Search within this group. Indian Endemicity Geographic Entity.

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General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Bhat December 17, Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Views Read Edit View history. Branches and branchlets Young branchlets terete, tawny hirsute, with annular scars. The structure of the fruit is similar to that of the much larger jackfruit.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Artocarpus hirsutus. Hirsutus is eaten after removing the spiny outer skin. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. The Western Ghats of southern India are one of the most important biodiversity regions in the world This page was last edited on 6 Mayat Centre for Ecological Sciences.

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Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Retrieved January 27, Balancing human needs and ecological function in forest fringe and modified landscapes of the south Observation specific search options Observed during.


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Hirwutus seeds are also edible, usually fried as a snack. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Forest evergreenness and tree endemism in the central Western Ghats, southern India Desc: Flowers unisexual; male flowers in axillary spikes, pendulous, 14 cm long; female flowers in axillary spikes, ovoid.

Indian Institute of Science. User Group specific search options Title. Archived from the original on It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Retrieved from ” https: Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. The tree is prized for its durable timber which is hirsutis in quality with teak.