|Etymology||Genus||From Greek, (artos) bread and (carpus) fruit, referring to the iconic Breadfruit Tree|
|Species||Rubbery; referring to the latex|
|Synonyms||Artocarpus blumei Trécul, Artocarpus kunstleri King|
|Native Distribution||Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines|
Artocarpus elasticus is a common forest tree to 45m, with buttress roots. It can be distinguished from other congeners by its large simple leaves to 50cm long, which are stiff, hairy, and strongly ribbed on the underside (Corner, 1997). Young leaves can be very highly lobbed.
Trunk with buttress roots. A heritage tree near National Museum.
Fallen simple leaf.
Mature leaves are simple, without lobes.
Some variation of leaves with lobes.
Young leaves from saplings are highly lobed.