Jade Vine is a species of leguminous perennial woody vine and it is found in the tropical forests of the Philippines. Its local name is “tayabak”. Jade vine is pollinated by birds and bats.
The claw-shaped flowers are carried in pendent trusses of 75 or more flowers and can reach as much as 3 m long. This flower color is similar to some forms of the minerals turquoise and jade, varying from blue-green to mint green. The plant grows beside streams in damp forests. The flowers hang like clusters of grapes.