is a genus of some 60 trees of Southeast Asian origin, belong to the
family Moraceae. The word Artocapus is derived from the Greek words
artos (bread) and karpos (fruit).
Antipolo is a large tree, similar to habit, size,
and leaf characters of Artocarpus altilis (Rimas). Male inflorescence is smooth and cylindric, 5 to 8 centimeters long. Fruit is ellipsoid, 10 centimeters long, 7 centimeters in diameter. Anthocarps are extended into 1-centimeter long, spiculate appendages. Seeds are ellipsoid, about 1 centimeter long.
- Endemic species.
Found throughout the Philippines, in thickets and forests,
at low and medium altitudes.
- Decoction of the two-parts bark of antipolo and one-part roots of Fleurya interrupta
(Lipang aso) is used for strangularia.
• No studies found.