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 chama Buch.-Ham.

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






Synonym Artocarpus chaplasha Roxb.  Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Chaplash Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Cham Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up to 1700 m Fruit Type Aggregate
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit syncarp subglobose 1.5-6 cm diameter, surface smooth, with scattered persistent bracts; wall 1-5 mm thick; fruiting perianths 1-12
Habitat Occurs in evergreen forest in the humid tropical zone or in areas with a relatively mild monsoon climate Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and other parts of East Asia Bark Details The bark grey to brown peeling off in flakes
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Obovate
Description of Species A tall deciduous tree reaching a height of 30-40 m with a girth of 3-5 m and bole is tall and straight, the bark grey to brown, peeling off in flakes Leaf Details Leaves obovate, elliptic to oblong, 14-23 X 9-14 cm and the crown large and spreading

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details