Cempedak berkemungkinan besar berasal dari negera-negera di Asia Tenggara. Ia didapati hidup dengan baik di Malaysia, Thailand dan Singapura.
Chempedak tree can grown until 20 to 25 meters height. Its evergreen leaves shape ellipse As its fruit, chempedak tree look like a Jackfruit tree, the different is chempedak leave had a fine hairy at the end of leaves.
The tree is monocots where male/female flower is grown in the tree..