As one of the most highly praised fruits in the genus, it is puzzling why marang is not widely grown. Low yield and short shelf life offer only a partial explanation. PDF | Artocarpus odoratissimus belongs to the family of Moraceae and can be found mainly on Borneo Island, especially Brunei, Kalimantan. Artocarpus odoratissimus. a.k.a. Tarap. Large yellow-brown fruit covered with spiny protrubences. Fruits usually grow to “. Flesh is white, juicy, with a strong .

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However, they are still distinguishable based on their appearances when ripe. It is found in partially shaded locations from sea-level to m elevation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last modified on 12 Mayat Artocarpus odoratissimus, otherwise known as marang, terap, timadang, johey, oak, green pedalai, tarap, or madang, is a large, tropical, evergreen tree.

The tree is not cold tolerant as is the breadfruit. The scent reminds some of the durian but is not so intense, and is in the thick skin and not the fruit pulp. In the Philippines the species occurs only cultivated, but in Borneo it is also common in the wild state. Retrieved from ” https: See Terms of Use for details.

Plants can be grafted.

Artocarpus odoratissimus – Useful Tropical Plants

Obviously the species should be much better understood before its prospects can be properly assessed. Once opened, the fruit should be consumed quickly in a few hoursas it loses flavour rapidly and fruit oxidizes. The fruit is mainly eaten fresh; its potential for processing is being studied in the Philippines.


Seeds germinate in about 4 weeks. Ripe fruit, split open Photograph by: QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.

Although the marang was described from and odoratissimua better known in the Philippines, its distribution there is limited Mindoro, Mindanao, Basilan and the Sulu Archipelago and it was probably introduced from Borneo. The appearance of the fruit can be regarded as an intermediate shape between the jackfruit and the breadfruit.

The plant is not wind tolerant. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.

This odoratissimks has not yet been assessed. Both these species are native to the same areas. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.

A tree produces about fruit odoratidsimus season. Low yield and short shelf life offer only a partial explanation, since these features would not deter most home gardeners.

Seeds are extracted from ripe fruit, odoratussimus cleaned with water and sown immediately in nurseries on sandy loam soil, since they do not retain their viability very long. Mean yield in the Ratocarpus amounted to 4. The seeds are also edible after boiling or roasting. Forest and Kim Starr. As one of the most highly praised fruits in the genus, it is puzzling why marang is not widely grown. It has smaller kernel sections. Desalination and Water Treatment. The unripe fruit can be eaten as a boiled vegetable[ ].

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Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Artocarpus odoratissimus is cultivated for its fruit in BruneiIndonesiaMalaysiathe Philippinessouthern Thailand and India Tripura.

Artocarpus odoratissimus

Gives some details of plant uses along with a description of the plant and its range. Young plants need some shade, but need increasing light levels as they mature[ ]. Cookies help us deliver our services. Publisher Kampong Publications, California.

Fruits change colour to greenish yellow when ripe. You will receive a range of benefits including: From studies of fruit growth on forest trees in Sarawak it appears that anthesis occurs about 3 weeks after emergence of the inflorescence, when it has a volume of 30 cm 3.

Trees as young as 4 – 6 years can begin to bear fruit[ ].

Artocarpus odoratissimus of the Moraceae family

Many trees lose the leaf lobing once mature. Getting at the heavy fruit at the end of slender twigs is hazardous[ ].

Artocarpus odoratissimusalso called terapmarangjohey oakgreen pedalaimadangtarapodoratossimus timadangis a tree in the mulberry and fig family Moraceae. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Stigmas remain receptive for weeks after emergence; by then the volume has increased to cm 3 wild fruit.

Plants are spaced m apart.

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