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Jackfruit tree

Artocarpus heterophyllus


This tree is called a durian tree. It has wide, stretched out roots called buttresses. It's bark is lumpy, but the leaves are smooth. The leaf shape is ovate and the venation is netted pinnate. The margins are entire, but the arrangements are alternate. This tree has durian, but no sight of flowers.


Secondary Rainforest

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marycatherineh1 7 years ago

Oh shoot! I meant jackfruit tree not durian! I did the durian on our first day out there. Sorry

kfox 7 years ago

This isn't a durian tree. Durian has copper colored scales on the bottom of the leaves and a different leaf shape. I think that you should check your description again.

Singapore American School
Spotted by a stud ent at Singapore American School

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Mar 19, 2013
Submitted on Mar 19, 2013

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