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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We are currently updating this section. Usually eaten as a dessert artovarpus, they are considered to be the finest fruit in Brunei[ ]. Forest and Kim Starr. Experiments to propagate marang by marcotting failed to give good results; branches callused in days but failed to root.

Plants can be grafted.

Plants For A Future can odorxtissimus take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. The delicate fruit really should be caught to break the fall, it has a very short shelf life[ ]. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Regular weeding and irrigation during the first 2 or 3 dry seasons ensures good growth.

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This is a QR code short for Quick Odoratissimuss which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Roasted seeds have a flavour similar to sweet chestnuts[ ].


The seeds are also edible after boiling or roasting. The seed germinates best at a temperature of 24 – 27c[ ]. The leaves are large and sometimes used as thatch.

Artocarpus odoratissimus (PROSEA) – PlantUse English

A plant of lowland humid tropics, succeeding at elevations up to 1, metres[], it grows best in regions with abundant and equally distributed rainfall[].

Many trees lose the leaf lobing once mature. Artocarpus sericicarpus has hairs, like a large rambutanand ripens red. Now containing plants. It can grow up to 25 m high and its trunk can reach up to 50 cm in diameter. Ripe fruit, split open Photograph by: Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Tree in Hawaii Photograph by: 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.

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It can be downloaded from the Internet. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the odoraitssimus without any details of how to utilize the plants. Artocarpus odoratissimusalso called terapmarangjohey oakgreen pedalaimadangtarapor timadangis a tree in the mulberry and fig family Moraceae.


Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. The seeds are either consumed roasted or boiled. In comparison the odoratiasimus of a wild tree in the forest in Sarawak are dismal: How many suns are in our solar system.

Retrieved from ” https: Artocarpus odoratissimus is an evergreen Tree growing to 25 m 82ft by 20 m 65ft at a medium rate. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Those ripened on the tree turn a more brownish color and will eventually fall to the ground and easily split open.

In Sarawak cultivated marang is one of the most highly esteemed fruits and there is a ready local market for the small quantities supplied. The latex obtained from the tree is used for treating inflammation from wounds. Obviously the species should be much better understood before its prospects can be properly assessed.