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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Field Guide Red Listed Med. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments hursutus education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Remember me Forgot password? Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

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Syncarp sorosissubglobose or ellipsoid with long echinate processes, orange when ripe; seeds many, ovoid. The seeds are also edible, usually fried as a artocarpua. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives.

Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Related observations Show all. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved January 27, Also includes information referring nirsutus territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.


If the taxon is in the ecological state of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation or other defined zone, or habitat type, and found only there; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere. Forests of the Western Ghats are well known for their evergreenness and high endemism.

Bhat December 17, Indian Endemicity Geographic Entity.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Leaves simple, alternate, spiral, clustered at twigs end; stipules to 2. This paper gives an account of five new black mildews belonging to the genera, Asterina hlrsutus Meliola It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”.

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Artocatpus, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Retrieved from ” https: Artocarpus hirsutus The bark of A. This page was last edited on 6 Mayat Document specific search options Title.

Fruit a sorosis Can include ecosystem services. Flowers unisexual, minute, yellowish-green; male in axillary, pendulous, narrowly cylindric spikes upto 15 cm long; tepals 2, united below; stamen 1; anther exserted, ovate, bracteoles chaffy; female flowers in axillary ovoid spikes; perianth tubular, confluent below with the receptacle; ovary superior, straight, ovule pendulous; style exserted; stigma undivided.


The timber was used extensively in the construction of ceilings, door frames and furniture in older buildings, especially in Kerala. Stand structure of a primate rich rainforest region in the central Western Ghats of southern India Desc: Artocarpus Plants described in Flora of India region.

Hirsutus is eaten after removing the spiny outer skin. Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains.

Artocarpus hirsutus

Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. The structure of the fruit is similar to that of the much larger jackfruit.

Technology Biodiversity in India. They are endemic to the Western Ghats and are found in its evergreen forests.

Artocarpus hirsutus – Useful Tropical Plants

Indian Institute of Science. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Periyar Tiger Reserve