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Family Moraceae
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).

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.

In thickets and forests, at low and medium altitudes.

Parts utilized
Bark, roots.

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


Last Update May 2011
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