Saurauia bontocensis (PROSEA)

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Saurauia bontocensis Merr.

Family: Actinidiaceae

Vernacular names

  • Philippines: deguai (Bontok).


Endemic in the Philippines.


The fruit is edible.


In thickets and forests between 1200-1800 m altitude.

Selected sources

54.Merrill, E.D., 1923-1925. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 4 Volumes. Government of the Philippine Islands, Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bureau of Printing, Manila.

98.Wester, P.J., 1921. The food plants of the Philippines. Philippine Agricultural Review 14: 211-384.


P.C.M. Jansen, J. Jukema, L.P.A. Oyen, T.G. van Lingen