Parartocarpus bracteatus (King) Becc., For. Borneo (1902)
Latin for 'with bracts'.
Artocarpus bracteata King
Artocarpus rufescens Kurz
Upper canopy tree up to 48 m tall and 130 cm dbh. Stem with white sap.
Stipules ca. 8 mm long, hairy. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, densely
hairy below. Flowers ca. 2 mm diameter, green-yellow, flowers fused into a
globose flower body. Fruits ca. 70 mm diameter, green-yellow, with basal bracts,
spiny syncarp, with many seeds in flesh.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 600 m altitude. Common along
rivers and streams, hillsides and ridges. Usually on sandy soils, but also on
clay. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Latex used as arrow poison.
Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah,
Borneo: Buruni, Kaher, Kateh, Kelupa, Minggi, Selanking, Tampang, Tibung.