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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Oforatissimus is hardy to zone UK Seedlings are transplanted to containers when the first leaves have matured. It can be downloaded as a PDF document from the Internet. Trees as young as 4 – 6 years can begin to bear fruit[ ]. The large fruit is esteemed for the sweet, juicy, aromatic perianths surrounding the seeds, which can be eaten fresh or used as an ingredient in cakes.
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Cookies help us deliver our services. It cannot grow in the shade. Tree in Hawaii Photograph by: Fruits change colour to greenish yellow when ripe. QR Code What’s this? The taste has hints of arttocarpus mild creamy, almost juicy banana, and is best when not allowed to ripen thoroughly on the tree. For more information about QR Codes click here. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.
The delicate fruit really should be caught to break the fall, but most fruit drops on the ground.
The species is largely grown for local consumption; the short shelf-life of the fruit limits its wider use. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
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It can be downloaded from the Internet. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Desalination and Water Treatment. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.
The scent reminds some of the durian odoratissimue is not so intense, and is in the thick skin and not the fruit pulp. The trees can become very large with a spreading canopy. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.
Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc. Trees become reproductive at an age of years.
The latex obtained from the tree is used for odoraitssimus inflammation from wounds.
The ripe fruits are fleshy, aromatic, sweet and juicy – similar to the jackfruit A. It may be harvested when full size but still firm, and left to ripen until soft. Obviously the species should be much better understood before its prospects can be properly assessed. Getting at the heavy arhocarpus at artocarpis end of slender twigs is hazardous[ ]. This taxon has not yet been assessed. Seeds boiled for 30 minutes in salty water have a delicious nutty flavour[ ]. The tarap peels were reported as useful material for the removal of colouring agents such as crystal violet,  methyl violet 2B and methylene blue  from dye wastewater.
Views Read View source View history. It is found in partially shaded locations from sea-level to m elevation. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Those artocarups on the tree turn a more brownish color and will eventually fall to the ground and easily split open.
Marang – Artocarpus odoratissimus – Seeds
Plants are spaced m apart. The appearance of the fruit can be regarded as an intermediate shape between the jackfruit and the breadfruit. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. No serious pests and diseases have been observed, apart from maggots of the oriental fruit fly Dacus umbrosus found in the fruits. How many odoratiseimus are in our solar system.
Marang is propagated from seed. Mean yield in the Philippines amounted to 4. It is native to BorneoPalawanand Mindanao Island, and odoratisaimus closely related to the jackfruitcempedakand breadfruit trees which all belong to the same genus, Artocarpus. The ripe fruit is opened by cutting the rind around, twisting and gently pulling. Artocarpus sarawakensis is even trickier, because it is the shape of A. The roundish to oblong fruit is quite large, averaging about 16cm long and 13cm in diameter[ artocarpud.