Artocarpus sarawakensis (PROSEA)

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Artocarpus sarawakensis Jarrett

Family: Moraceae

Vernacular names

  • Malaysia: pingan (Sarawak).


Endemic to Sarawak, rather rare.


The edible fruits have a good flavour.


  • Tree, up to 25 m tall, twigs ca. 10 cm thick, rugose hispid.
  • Leaves elliptical, 30-50 cm × 16-25 cm, petiole 1-2 cm long.
  • Fruit (syncarp), subglobose, 5 cm diameter, orange-brown; fruit stalk 5.5 cm long; fruit densely covered with 5 mm long stubby projections.

Selected sources

  • Jarrett, F.M., 1975. Four new Artocarpus species from Indo Malesia (Moraceae). Blumea 22: 409-410.


P.C.M. Jansen, J. Jukema, L.P.A. Oyen, T.G. van Lingen