Uvaria grandiflora

Family: Annonaceae

Reference: Phytoimages

This is growing by the old bridge. It is a vine. The leaves and stems are fuzzy and velvety. The bigger branches are reddish-brown. It is related to Uvaria rufa, which we also have in the farm.

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According to a comment on Co’s Digital Flora of the Philippines Facebook group, there is a “typical flower form of Uvaria“. I was able to correctly guess that this plant is an Uvaria by seeing a photo of a different Uvaria species on Facebook. As we learned in our Permaculture course, it’s all about recognizing patterns!

I was unable to find additional information about this plant in my books or online.

 

 

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