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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The fruits of Artocarpus sericicarpus known as the pedalaior buah tarap and Artocarpus sarawakensis pingan or mountain tarap are very similar to, and often confused odoratisskmus A. The tarap peels were reported as useful material for the removal of colouring agents such as crystal violet, [2] methyl violet 2B and methylene blue [3] from dye wastewater. A primary goal in breeding programmes is to develop shorter, more branched trees which are easier to harvest.

Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. The thick rind is covered with soft, broad spines. It can aryocarpus downloaded from the Internet. Artocarpus odoratissimusalso called terapmarangjohey oakgreen pedalaimadangtarapor timadangis a tree in the mulberry and fig family Moraceae. Year ISBN Description An excellent series of leaflets, this one gives information on the wood of several species of light hardwoods.


Fruit split open to reveal segments Photograph by: Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

Pruning is limited to the removal of dead branches. All plant pages have their own unique code. However, they are still distinguishable based on their appearances when ripe.

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You can unsubscribe at anytime. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Mature odoratissimuss are usually harvested by hand with the help of a curved knife attached to the end of long bamboo pole[ ].

They become hard and brittle as the fruit matures. Publisher Kampong Publications, California.

The ripe fruit is opened by cutting the odorayissimus around, twisting and gently pulling. Seedlings grow very fast and are ready for planting when they are about one year old. Thick and fleshy[ ]. In comparison the records of a wild tree in the forest in Sarawak are dismal: QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

Artocarpus odoratissimus of the Moraceae family

The seeds are either consumed roasted or boiled. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Ripe fruits are eaten fresh and immature fruits are cooked as vegetables. Artocarpus sericicarpus has hairs, like a large rambutanand ripens red.


Both these species are native to the same areas. Seedlings are transplanted to containers when the first leaves have matured. The odoratiissimus are borne at the end of long flexible branches and ripe odooratissimus are heavy, fragile and difficult to reach for harvest.

Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. It is found in partially shaded locations from sea-level to m elevation. The trees can become very large with a spreading canopy. The seed germinates best at a temperature of 24 – 27c[ ]. It has smaller kernel sections.

Seeds boiled for 30 minutes in salty water have a delicious nutty flavour[ ]. Trees as young as 4 odpratissimus 6 years can begin to bear fruit[ ].

Marang – Artocarpus odoratissimus – Seeds

There are many uses of the leftover tarap peels, stem axis and seeds. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Prefers a deep, well-drained soil[ ].

The fruit is mainly eaten fresh; its potential for processing is being studied in the Philippines. Trees become reproductive at an age of years. Leaves and developing fruit Photograph by: Retrieved from ” https: