Knowledge of little-known exotic fruits. 11. Nangka or jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.).
The botany of jackfruit, which originates in India and Sri Lanka and is also cultivated in Brazil and the Caribbean, and anatomy and composition of the fruits are described and illustrated. Uses of the plant for food and wood are reviewed. A list of other Artocarpus species with their uses is presented.