Common Name: Limang-sugat, which means five wounds!, also called Shooting Star
Origin: introduced plant from Malaysia
Reference: Stuartxchange and Co’s Digital Flora Facebook Group
- quite a dramatic common name — Five Wounds!
- Lydia Robledo said “This is the larval host of a nice butterfly, I forgot now which. Will check. Just group them in one area away from your organized garden. They can be pretty invasive. I have them in my garden. I leave out a few in case the female butterfly is visiting.”
- Derek Cabactulan said, “and now a pantropic naturalized weed”
- I found this growing in the shade
weeds and other plants