University of the Philippines Baguio Herbarium
Saurauia elegans

Saurauia elegans (Choisy) Fern.-Vill.  [Unverified Identification]

Family Actinidiaceae
Local Name Uyok (Kankana-ey/Igorot)
Habit Tree
Habitat Terrestrial
Special Notes Leaf green on surface, while brown underneath
Ethnobotanical Uses MEDICINAL: used as treatment against lung problems; FOOD: used to make processed or preserved jams, jellies, candies, juice, and wine; OTHERS: used as forage;
Collected from Pappa, Sablan, Benguet, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Collector(s) Racquel Chua-Barcelo