Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Artocarpus lacucha Buch.-Ham.

Family: Moraceae Genus: Artocarpus Species: Artocarpus lacucha Buch.-Ham.






Synonym  Artocarpus lakoocha Roxb.,  Artocarpus ficifolius Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Lakuch Flower Type Raceme
English / Trade Name Monkey Jack Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Harikokthong Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1600 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit syncarp (the entire female inflorescence forms a fruit), regularly round , green when young turning yellow at the time of maturity later brown
Habitat Occurs along banks of stream usually in lowland areas and in well-protected spots Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia,Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar Bark Details The bark Is grey and the slash is deep red with milky latex
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species It is a deciduous tree 10-15 m tall branchlets are 3-6 mm thick densely covered with stiff pale brown to yellow velvety hairs Leaf Details Leaves10-25 cm long, elliptcal, pointed and leathery

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details