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, East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Buruni, Kaher, Kateh, Kelupa, Minggi, Selanking, Tampang, Tibung.