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Artocarpus heterophyllus (jackfruit)

Synonyms: Artocarpus integer; Artocarpus integrifolius

Wikipedia Abstract

The jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) is a species of tree in the Artocarpus genus of the mulberry family. It is native to parts of South and Southeast Asia, and is believed to have originated in the southwestern rain forests of India, in present-day Kerala, coastal Karnataka and Maharashtra. This tree is widely cultivated in tropical regions of India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Jackfruit is also found in East Africa, e.g.
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Attributes

Height [1]  49 feet (14.8 m)
Width [1]  41 feet (12.6 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  None
Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Carbon Capture [1]  Medium-Low
Shade Percentage [1]  91 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium-High
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 10 Low Temperature: 30 F° (-1.1 C°) → 40 F° (4.4 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 11 Low Temperature: 40 F° (4.4 C°) → 50 F° (10 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Specific Gravity [4]  0.53
Structure [2]  Tree

Predators

Agouti paca (Paca)[5]
Aulacaspis vitis[6]
Callithrix kuhlii (Weid's black-tufted-ear marmoset)[7]
Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus (Indian wax scale)[6]
Coccus longulus (long brown scale)[6]
Dasyses rugosella[8]
Doleschallia bisaltide (Autumn leaf butterfly)[8]
Dysmicoccus neobrevipes (annona mealybug)[6]
Euproctis fraterna[8]
Fiorinia fioriniae (European fiorinia scale)[6]
Hemiberlesia lataniae (latania scale)[6]
Icerya aegyptiaca[9]
Marpesia chiron (Daggerwing)[8]
Milviscutulus mangiferae (mango shield scale)[6]
Nipaecoccus viridis (karoo thorn mealybug)[6]
Nycticebus coucang (slow Loris)[10]
Olene inclusa[8]
Pinnaspis buxi (bamboo mussel-scale)[6]
Pinnaspis strachani (lesser snow scale)[6]
Planococcus minor (Pacific mealybug)[6]
Prococcus acutissimus (banana-shaped scale)[6]
Pseudaonidia trilobitiformis (gingging scale)[6]
Pteropus niger (greater mascarene flying fox)[11]
Pulvinaria psidii (green shield scale)[6]
Rastrococcus spinosus (philippine mango mealybug)[6]
Tachardiella artocarpi[6]
Trilocha varians[8]

Distribution

Caribbean;

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Citations

Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database. 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 4Jérôme Chave, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Timothy R. Baker, Tomás A. Easdale, Hans ter Steege, Campbell O. Webb, 2006. Regional and phylogenetic variation of wood density across 2,456 neotropical tree species. Ecological Applications 16(6), 2356 - 2367 5Dieta da paca (Cuniculus paca) usando métodos indiretos numa área de cultura agrícola na Floresta Atlântica brasileira, Rodrigo Zucaratto, Renata Carrara, Brena Karina Siqueira Franco, Biotemas, 23 (1): 235-239, março de 2010 6Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009 7Ecology of Callithrix kuhlii and a Review of Eastern Brazilian Marmosets, Becky E. Raboy & Gustavo R. Canale & James M. Dietz, Int J Primatol (2008) 29:449–467 8HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 9Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 10Behavior and Ecology of Wild Slow Lorises (Nycticebus coucang): Social Organization, Infant Care System, and Diet, Frank Wiens, Dissertation presented to the Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Geosciences of Bayreuth University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Natural Sciences (February 2002) 11An investigation into the role of the Mauritian flying fox, Pteropus niger, in forest regeneration, Dorte Friis Nyhagen, Stephen David Turnbull, Jens Mogens Olesen, Carl G. Jones, Biological Conservation 122 (2005) 491–497
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