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Pigeon Berry Plant

Rivina humilis

Description:

Rivina humilis is a species of flowering plant in the pokeweed family, Phytolaccaceae, that is native to the Americas. Common names include Pigeonberry, Pigeon Berry, Rouge Plant, Baby Peppers, Bloodberry, Coral Berry, and Coralito. The specific epithet means "dwarfish" or "lowly" in Latin, referring to the plant's short stature. Pigeonberry is an erect, vine-like herb, reaching a height of 0.4–2 m (1.3–6.6 ft).

Habitat:

We have this in the garden, in Biñan Laguna, Philippines.

Notes:

Synonym: Rivina laevis

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4 Comments

namitha
namitha 8 years ago

Very pretty berries. We have a variant of this plant, here in Kerala, India.

Thanks Leana! :)

Wonderful Agnes! I hope I can visit your garden someday :)

Thank you NatralList.

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Sep 5, 2012
Submitted on Oct 12, 2012

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