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Showy Asian Grapes

Medinilla speciosa


Thx for the lead Ceherzog and GeoLeo42....did a little bit of research and I believe this species is called as such. Reason is I found this one growing around Mt. Kinabalu highland and that its a native species to borneo...and the rounded fruits are at first pink and purple-blue when ripe (hence to common name of Showy Asian Grapes).


This species is typical of the mountain forests and prefers shaded areas and moist soils, at elevations between 300 metres (980 ft) and 750 metres (2,460 ft) above sea level

2 Species ID Suggestions

ceherzog 9 years ago
Medinilla sp. (possibly magnifica) Medinilla
GeoLeo42 9 years ago
Chandelier Tree/Malasyan Orchid
Medinilla cumingii

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Ronald Lo
Ronald Lo 8 years ago

Pink Maiden - Medinilla Sp. Confirm dude.. one of my subjects for my Trail Commentary.. : )

Randall Lee
Randall Lee 9 years ago

no, thank u for the lead...

GeoLeo42 9 years ago

Glad you have a name for your plant...thanks for sharing!

Randall Lee
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Spotted on Nov 15, 2011
Submitted on Nov 15, 2011


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