Buaq kiran

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Buaq Kiran
Photo from Karen's blog
Kiran Kelidang (artocarpus klidang Boerl)
Photo by Rubin Jala
Kiran Pering
Photo by sibez_agan
Lawa Kiran
Photo by Forest & Kim Starr

Translations

English
marang or tarap, fruit of the Johey Oak tree (Ref. Wikipedia)
Bahasa Malaysia
buah tarap

Alternative spellings

  1. Keran [Paq Dalih / Kelapang]
  2. Keiran

Encyclopedic Information

Several varieties of the fruit are found in the Kelabit highlands.[1] Their Kelabit (spelling Paq Dalih) and scientific names are given below:

  1. Keran - artocarpus anysophyllus
  2. Keran bataq - artocarpus odoratissimus
  3. Keran beung - artocarpus odoratissimus
  4. Keran kelidang - artocarpus sp
  5. Keran padak - artocarpus sp
  6. Keran pukung - artocarpus odoratissimus
  7. Keran talaoh - artocarpus odoratissimus

The tarap fruits in season in July (possibly mid-year?), according to a blogger, Keving Chong

References

  1. Ethnobotany of the Iban & the Kelabit by Hanne Christensen
  2. Wikipedia:Marang
  3. Blog - Keving Chong
  4. Blog - Karen