TIPOLO

Scientific Name: Artocarpus blancoi (Elmer) Merr.

Family Name: Moraceae

Facts: 

The flesh of a Tipolo tree is sweet and creamy, similar to jackfruit but with a distinct flavor. It has a unique combination of sweet and tangy taste. The texture is often described as custard-like. It is also a good source of energy as it contains carbohydrates and natural sugars. It also provides some essential vitamins and minerals.

In the Philippines, the wood of Artocarpus blancoi is used for construction, furniture, and other applications. The timber is known for its durability and resistance to termites. It is not only valued for its economic uses but also for its place in local traditions and folklore.