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Common name

English: Large-flowered Uvaria

Mandarin: 大花紫玉盘 (da hua zi yu pan)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Magnoliales (18)

        Family: Annonacea (12)(family description)

          Genus: Uvaria (4)

            Epithet: grandiflora Roxb. (7)

Synonyms: Unona grandiflora DC., Uvaria platypetala Champ. ex Benth., Uvaria purpurea Blume, Uvaria rhodantha Hance

grandiflora => with flowers larger than the normal

platypetala => flat or broad petals

purpurea => purple

rhodantha => pink flower

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: purple, red, orange

External links

Check for Uvaria grandiflora at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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