Lakucha

Botanical Name : Artocarpus hirsutus Lam.

Family : Moraceae

Morphology :

Medium sized tree

Leaves – simple, ovate-oblong

Fruit- cylinfrical, spinous

Its flowers are, unisexual, in axillary inflorescences and its fruits are syncarps and very sweet, changing to an orange hue when ripe. Its simple, alternate leaves will ooze latex if broken.

Action & uses :

laxative

Chemical constituents :

Artocarpin

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