Artocarpus lakoocha Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 3: 524 (1832)

Latin for the local name of this species?

Antiaris fretessii Teijsm. & Binn.
Artocarpus acuminatissima Merr.
Artocarpus benghalensis Roxb. ex Wall. [Invalid]
Artocarpus cumingiana Trecul
Artocarpus cumingiana var. stenophylla Diels
Artocarpus dadah Miq.
Artocarpus dadah var. pubescens Miq.
Artocarpus dasyphylla var. flava J.J.Sm.
Artocarpus ficifolia W.T.Wang
Artocarpus fretessii Teijsm. & Binn.
Artocarpus inconstantissima (Miq.) Miq.
Artocarpus lacucha Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don [Illegitimate]
Artocarpus lakoocha var. malayana King
Artocarpus leytensis Elmer
Artocarpus mollis Miq.
Artocarpus ovatus Blanco
Artocarpus paloensis Elmer
Artocarpus peltatus Merr.
Artocarpus refracta Becc.
Artocarpus reniformis Becc.
Artocarpus reticulatus B.Heyne ex Wall. [Invalid]
Artocarpus rufescens Miq.
Artocarpus vrieseanus var. papillosus F.M.Jarrett
Artocarpus vrieseanus var. refractus (Becc.) F.M.Jarrett
Artocarpus tampang Miq.
Artocarpus yunnanensis Hu
Ficus inconstantissima Miq.
Ficus tampang Miq.
Metrosideros spuria Rumph.
Prainea rumphiana Becc.
Saccus lakoocha Kuntze
Saccus mollis Kuntze

Tree with abundant white sap. Stipules not surrounding the twigs, not leaving circular scar when dropped. Leaves alternate, simple (but lobed when young). Fruit placed on branches, small 5-7 cm diameter, smooth to knobly, green-yellowish, with seeds in pinkish flesh.

Deciduous tree up to 37 m tall, 60 cm diameter. Bark grey-brown, distanly fissured. Twigs 2.5-5 mm thick, densely pubescent with short yellowish to reddish brown hairs. Stipules nonamplexicaul. Leaves simple, distichous, upper surface glabrous except for the sparse short hairs on the midrib and lateral veins, lower surface densely pubescent with yellowish to reddish brown soft hairs; obovate-oblong, elliptic-oblong, or ovate-elliptic, 10-25 (-30) x 5-11 cm, base rounded to broadly cuneate or shallowly cordate, margin entire, plane, apex obtuse or acute; midrib raised above; lateral veins 12-20 pairs, looping near the leaf margin, raised below, flat above; intercostals venation scalariform or reticulate, distinct below, faint above; petiole 0.5-2 cm long, hairy. Leaves of juvenile trees pinnately lobed. Inflorescences solitary, axillary, bracts stoutly stalked, their apical parts narrowly peltate; peduncle 0.8-3 cm long, yellowish hairy. Male heads globose, 0.8-1.5 cm across; perianth 2-3-lobed, c. 0.3 mm long, stamens c. 0.5 mm long. Female heads with similar bracts; female flowers with exserted styles. Syncarps subglobose or obovoid, 5-7 cm across, green with deep pink flesh, surface smooth; peduncle up to 3 cm long.

In undisturbed to slightly disturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 500 m altitude. Mostly on hillsides and ridges, but also common along rivers and streams. On sandy to clay soils.

The wood is used for construction. Latex applied to wounds to disinfect. The fruits are edible.

From India and Bhutan and southern China to New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

Local names
Borneo: Anjarubi, Asam, Beruni, Beto, Burinik, Dadah, Dadak, Darak, Dudak, Tampan, Tampang, Tampang wangi.