Artocarpus integer Thunb. It is also cultivated in these areas as well as in western Java. The fleshy perianths which surround the seeds are eaten fresh or cooked. The flesh, typically yellow or orange, sometimes white to pinkish, is soft and mushy with a strong and very characteristic odour. The flavour is sweet, resembling durian and mango, and is considered by some to be superior to that of the jackfruit. In Malaysia perianth-balls are pressed together, dipped in a mixture of rice-flour, sugar, milk and water, fried in oil for 10 minutes, and eaten as a delicacy.
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Artocarpus integer Thunb. Synonyms Artocarpus champeden Lour. Stokes Artocarpus hirsutissimus Kurz Artocarpus integer var.
Artocarpus integrifolius var. Artocarpus macrocarpon Thunb. Dancer Artocarpus pilosus Reinw. Artocarpus polyphemus Pers. Polyphema champeden Lour. Radermachia integra Thunb. Saccus arboreus minor Rumph.
Saccus integer Kuntze Sitodium macrocarpon Thunb. Diagnostics Tree with abundant white sap. Stipules large, surrounding the twigs, leaving circular scar when dropped. Leaves alternate, simple. Fruit placed on large branches and stem, large, cm long, knobly, barrel-shaped syncarp, green-yellowish, with seeds in yellow flesh. Description Evergreen monoecious tree, up to 33 m tall and 56 cm dbh, seldom buttressed, bark grey-brown, bumps on trunk and main limbs where leafy twigs are produced which bear the fruits.
Twigs, stipules and leaves with brown wiry hairs to 3 mm long; twigs 2. Stipules ovate, up to 9 cm long. Leaves obovate to elliptic, cm x 2. Inflorescences solitary, axillary, cauliflorous or ramiflorous on short leafy shoots; male heads cylindrical, Fruit a syncarp, cylindrical to almost globose, cm x cm, yellowish to brownish to orange-green, smelling strongly at maturity, smooth or covered by closely set, firm, obtuse prickles or processes of mm length; peduncle cm long, wall ca.
Pericarps including the seeds ellipsoid to oblong, ca. Ecology Chempedak is a common tree in secondary forests and locally abundant in primary lowland rain forest in its area of natural occurrence. It is a long-lived sub-canopy tree. It grows up to m altitude, often on wet hillsides. It is strictly tropical and always restricted to regions without a distinct dry season.
The tree thrives on fertile well-drained soils, but prefers a fairly high water table 0. Uses The fleshy perianths which surround the seeds are eaten fresh or cooked. The flesh, typically yellow or orange, sometimes white to pinkish, is soft and mushy with a strong and very characteristic odour.
The flavour is sweet, resembling durian and mango, and is considered by some to be superior to that of the jackfruit. In Malaysia perianth-balls are pressed together, dipped in a mixture of rice-flour, sugar, milk and water, fried in oil for 10 minutes, and eaten as a delicacy. The seeds are eaten roasted or boiled in salty water for 30 minutes and have a nutty flavour.
Young fruits are cooked in coconut milk and eaten as a curried vegetable or in soup. Young leaves are said to be used as a vegetable. The dark yellow to brown wood is strong and durable and used for building construction, furniture and boats.
The bark can be used to make rope and the latex for the preparation of lime. Burma: sonekadat. English: Chempedak En. Indonesia: chempedak, campedak Malay , baroh Lingga. Malaysia: chempedak cultivated , bankong wild , baroh Johor. Thailand: champada.
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Small, cylindrical fruit with fairly smooth skin. Pulp has a sweet, juicy, yet creamy texture. Less fibrous and acidic than the jackfruit. Seeds are now available at our seed store. Description Large rainforest-native tree. Buy Seeds! Chempedak Artocarpus integer a.
We are working on a subset of plants in the PFAF database identified as having the most potential for inclusion in such designs. We are adding search terms and icons to those plants pages, and providing a range of search options aligned to categories of plants and crop yields, with Help facilities including videos. Champedak or Artocarpus integer is a fast-growing, tropical tree that reaches up to 35 meters tall and 55 cm trunk diameter when fully matured. It has a dense, rounded crown.
Artocarpus integer , commonly known as chempedak or cempedak , is a species of tree in the family Moraceae in the same genus as breadfruit and jackfruit. It is native to southeast Asia. Cempedak is an important crop in Malaysia and is also popularly cultivated in southern Thailand and parts of Indonesia , and has the potential to be utilized in other areas. Cempedak trees are large, evergreen trees. They can grow to a height of 20 m, although most reach only a dozen meters.