|Etymology||Genus||A bunch of grapes; referring to the clustered fruits|
|Synonyms||Guatteria pilosa G.Don, Uva hirsuta (Jack) Kuntze, Uvaria subcordata Miq.|
|Common Names||Hairy Brown Uvaria|
|Native Distribution||Mynamar, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Java|
Uvaria hirsuta is a forest woody climber. It can be distinguished easily from other Uvaria species from its brown hairs of about 2mm (Meade & Parnell, 2002) which cover the entire plant .
A leafy branch.
An overhanging specimen at a Macritchie Reservoir trail.
Cordate base may be present. Note also the brown hairs.
Diagnostic brown hairs of about 2mm.
The flower with striking red petals.