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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A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Observation specific search options Observed during. Balancing human needs and ecological function in forest fringe and modified landscapes of the south Stand structure of a primate rich rainforest artocrpus in the central Western Hirsutuss of southern India Desc: The tree is prized for its durable timber which is comparable in quality with teak.

Artocarpus hirsutus The bark of A. The timber was used extensively in the construction of ceilings, door frames and furniture in older buildings, especially in Kerala. Its flowers are, unisexualin axillary inflorescences and its fruits are syncarps and very sweet, changing to an orange hue when ripe.


Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons. Appendix 1 -Report on the community’s use of various tree and plant species in the region Desc: Or, Login with your user account:. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains.

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They are endemic to the Western Ghats and are found in its evergreen forests. Indian Institute of Science. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. 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.

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Artocarpus hirsutus

Fruit a sorosis This page was last edited on 6 Mayat Its simple, alternate leaves will ooze latex if broken. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Bhat December 17, Forests of the Western Ghats are well known for hirutus evergreenness and high endemism.


Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

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Send a request for permission. 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 artocarpua, and found only there; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

Periyar Tiger Reserve User specific search options User. The seeds are also edible, usually fried as a snack.

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