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Sandpaper Vine

Petrea volubilis


large vine, long, arching racemes


tropical rainforest


I spotted this behind Brandy Manor while hiking the Waitukubuli national trail.

No species ID suggestions


dandoucette 5 years ago

Thanks Andrea, that's it. Thank you mcaul and Yuko. Strangely is does appear to be bicolour Yuko, a few purple blooms seem to have snuck in there.

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 5 years ago

Looks like a white Petrea (Sandpaper Vine)

mcaul6515 5 years ago

Beautiful! Its like cascading down the tree!

YukoChartraw 5 years ago

Very beautiful! Bi-color?

Saint George Parish, Dominica

Lat: 15.31, Long: -61.31

Spotted on Feb 26, 2013
Submitted on May 25, 2013

Spotted for mission

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