Artocarpus  altilis Fosb.


Bread- Fruit

Origin: Malay region

Bread fruit is the tree that Captain Bligh was trying to bring to the Americas when the mutiny on the Bounty occurred. It was successfully introduced in 1793. The green fruit is baked or fried and it can be eaten in many ways. The fruit and leaves are used as food for livestock.



Tree                                                                          Fruit