Artocarpus drug Miq. is one of the Artocarpus genera which has several advantages, not only is the fruit edible and the wood is good quality, but it also has properties that have the potential to act as antitumor, antibacterial, antifungal, antiinflammatory and anticancer properties.
Wild Artocarpus plant
Even though the fruit is small and cannot be compared to breadfruit or jackfruit, this plant is the main source of phenolic derivative compounds, namely di- or tri-oxygenated and isoprenylated flavones at the C-3 position, and is also known as the main source of flavonoid-derived phenolic compounds. , aryl-benzofuran, stilbenoid and flavonoid derivative xanthones, which have biological activity as antitumor, antibacterial, antifungal, antiinflammatory and anticancer promoters as quoted from Neliti.com, so the potential of this plant certainly cannot be ignored.
Like most other Artocarpus, Artocarpus dadah is also a bushy tree plant that can grow up to 35 m tall, with branches densely covered with short, yellowish to reddish brown hairs. The fruit has smooth skin, slightly round or oval, pale green when young and turns yellowish when ripe, fruit width 2.5-8.9 cm. The flesh is pink with a paler and gummy center.
The distribution of Artocarpus dadah covers Myanmar, Thailand, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Kalimantan.