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Family Moraceae
Antipolo
Artocarpus blancoi Merr.


Other scientific names   Common names
Artocarpus incisa Linn. f. var. blancoi Antipolo (Tag.) 
Artocarpus incisa Blanco  Chipuho (Iv.)
Artocarpus communis Forst. var.  Kalo (Bis.)
  Kolo (Bis.) 
  Pakak (Ilk.) 
  Tipolo (Tag., Pamp., Bik., P. Bis.)

General info
Artocarpus 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).

Botany
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 cm long. Fruit is elipsoid, 10 cm long, 7 cm in diameter. Anthocarps are extended into 1-cm long, spiculate appendages. Seeds are ellipsoid, about 1 cm long.

Distribution
In thickets and forests, at low and medium altitudes.

Parts utilized
Bark, roots.

Uses
Folkloric
Decoction of the two-parts bark and one-part roots of Fleurya interrupta (Lipang aso) is used for strangularia.

Availability
Wild-crafted.a 


Last Update May 2011
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