The scientific name of Jackfruit tree is Artocarpus heterophyllus. No one knows the true origin of the jackfruit but it is believed native to the rainforest of Western Ghats (Sahyadri). Its fruit is the largest tree-borne fruit, up to 35 kg (80 lb) in weight, 90 cm (35 inches) in length, and 50 cm (20 inches) in diameter. The jackfruit tree is a widely cultivated throughout the tropical regions of the world. Jackfruit is the national fruit of Bangladesh country.