Archive for March, 2010

Asystasia gangetica ssp. micrantha

Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anderson ssp. micrantha (Nees) Ensermu

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Leaves
Sungei Pang Sua Park Connector; 2010.

Flowers
National University of Singapore; 2009.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

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Callerya atropurpurea

Callerya atropurpurea (Wall.) Schot

Recent Synonyms: Milletia atropurpurea (Wall.) Schot

Status: Exotic; Casual. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Tree
Jurong East, iHub; 2010.

IMG_0850
Queenstown; 2010.

Sime Golf Course; 2010.


Sime Golf Course; 2010.

Fruit and seeds
Jurong East, iHub; 2010.

Fruits: Contains one or two seeds.

Sapling
Queenstown; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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Piper sarmentosum

Piper sarmentosum Roxb.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Habit
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

Leaves
Bukit Batok; Secondary forest; 2010.

Flower
Bukit Batok; Secondary forest; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Mallotus paniculatus

Mallotus paniculatus (Lam.) Mull. Arg.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

IMG_1233
National University of Singapore; Secondary forest edge; 2010.


Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Flowers
Dover; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Flora Singapura website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

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Alpinia purpurata

Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) K. Schum.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Habit, Flowers, Leaves
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Dracaena sanderiana

Dracaena sanderiana hort. Sander ex Mast.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

Habit

Habit

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Antigonon leptopus

Antigonon leptopus Hook. & Arn.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Leaves
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

IMG_1246
Chinatown; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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