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Large-flowered Uvaria

Uvaria grandiflora

Description:

Flower of Uvaria grandiflora. This plant is a sturdy climbing shrub, stems can be up to 10 meters long. The fruits are aromatic, eaten raw or preserved. Leaves and roots are applied in traditional medicine against stomachache, abdominal pains and skin diseases. Climbing stems said to be good substitute for rattans. So, all parts of this plants has some use.

Habitat:

Tropical forest

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AlbertKang
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AlbertKang

Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Spotted on Aug 9, 2020
Submitted on Dec 23, 2020

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