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Uvaria rufa

PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:48 am
by green baron
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

Re: Uvaria rufa

PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 12:01 pm
by angieng
Thanks, Gan.
Here's another Uvaria at the SBG. Is it a host to butterflies?

Re: Uvaria rufa

PostPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:51 pm
by green baron
Angie,
That is a nice flower. I don't know if this is a butterfly host plant.

Re: Uvaria rufa

PostPosted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:28 pm
by michael1801
Beautiful flower,I like it.