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Bougainvillea flower

Requested from FNRI by J. Barbecho at 04:21 PM on Feb 03, 2023.
Purpose: Research project
Date of Coverage: 01/31/2023 - 02/03/2023
Tracking no: #FNRI-383700489830

Barbecho 04:21 PM, Feb 03, 2023

Hi! I would like to request information regarding:

1. Is bougainvillea flower are edible here in the Philippines?
2. Is it safe to intake?

February 23, 2023

Dear Jhonson Barbecho,


Thank you for your request dated Feb 03, 2023 04:21:09 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You asked for Bougainvillea flower.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the Department of Environment and Natural Resources or the Bureau of Plant Industry of the Department of Agriculture.  You may also resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal.

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