Jackfruit

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Jackfruit
Jackfruit tree with fruit
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
Genus: Artocarpus
Species: A. heterophyllus
Binomial name
Artocarpus heterophyllus
Lam.

Jackfruit (also called "Jakfruit") is a type of fruit from India, Bangladesh (National fruit)[source?] and Sri Lanka.[1] When a Jackfruit ripens, it changes from green to slightly yellow.

References[change | change source]

  1. Morton, Julia (1987). "Jackfruit". Fruits of warm climates. http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/jackfruit_ars.html#Origin%20and%20Distribution. Retrieved February 4, 2009.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • [1] Tasting a Jakfruit, YouTube video