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Uvaria rufa

Postby green baron » Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:48 am

We saw this Uvaria growing at the river bank at Taman Negara. It attracted a rare Lycaenid - Araotes lapithis uruwela (The Witch)
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A female Araotes lapithis uruwela about to oviposit on a branch.
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Apparently the fruits of this plant can be eaten. Read this
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Re: Uvaria rufa

Postby angieng » Sat Jun 01, 2013 12:01 pm

Thanks, Gan.
Here's another Uvaria at the SBG. Is it a host to butterflies?
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Re: Uvaria rufa

Postby green baron » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:51 pm

Angie,
That is a nice flower. I don't know if this is a butterfly host plant.
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Re: Uvaria rufa

Postby michael1801 » Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:28 pm

Beautiful flower,I like it.
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