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Jackfruit tree wi fruit
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Faimily: Moraceae
Tribe: Artocarpeae
Genus: Artocarpus
Species: A. heterophyllus
Binomial name
Artocarpus heterophyllus

The jackfruit (alternately jack tree, jakfruit, or sometimes simply jack or jak; Artocarpus heterophyllus),[6] is a species o tree in the Artocarpus genus o the mulberry family (Moraceae). It is native tae pairts o Smooth an Sootheast Asie, an is believed tae hae oreeginatit in the soothwastren rain forests o Indie, in present-day Kerala, coastal Karnataka an Maharashtra.[7] The jackfruit tree is well suitit tae tropical lawlands, an its fruit is the lairgest tree-borne fruit,[8] reachin as much as 80 pound (36 kg) in wicht, 36 inches (90 cm) in length, an 20 inches (50 cm) in diameter.[9]

The jackfruit tree is widely cultivatit an popular fuid item in tropical regions o India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, an the Philippines. Jackfruit is an aa foond athort Africae (e.g., in Cameroon, Uganda, Tanzanie, an Mauritius), as well as throughoot Brazil an in Caribbean naitions such as Jamaica.From Samsur Uddin Cachet Assam

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  1. Under its accepted name Artocarpus heterophyllus (then as heterophylla) this species was described in Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique 3: 209. (1789) by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, from a specimen collected by botanist Philibert Commerson. Lamarck said of the fruit that it was coarse and difficult to digest. "Larmarck's original description of Artocarpus heterophylla". Retrieved 23 November 2012. On mange la chair de son fruit, ainsi que les noyaux qu'il contient; mais c'est un aliment grossier et difficile à digérer.
  2. "Name - !Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  3. "TPL, treatment of Artocarpus heterophyllus". The Plant List; Version 1. (published on the internet). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden. 2010. Archived frae the original on 24 Juin 2013. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  4. "Name - Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam. synonyms". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  5. GRIN (2 November 2006). "Artocarpus heterophyllus information from NPGS/GRIN". Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  6. "Artocarpus heterophyllus". Tropical Biology Association. page last updated October 2006. Archived frae the original on 2012-08-15. Retrieved November 23, 2012. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  7. Boning, Charles R. (2006). Florida's Best Fruiting Plants: Native and Exotic Trees, Shrubs, and Vines. Sarasota, Florida: Pineapple Press, Inc. p. 107.
  8. "Jackfruit, Breadfruit & Relatives". Know & Enjoy Tropical Fruit. 2012. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  9. "JACKFRUIT Fruit Facts". California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc. 1996. Archived frae the original on 16 Januar 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2012.