Archive for March, 2010

Tradescantia spathacea

Tradescantia spathacea Sw.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Habit
Queenstown; 2010.

Flower
Queenstown; 2010.

Other information:

Common Name: Moses in a cradle

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Thunbergia grandiflora

Thunbergia grandiflora Roxb.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Leaves
Bukit Batok Nature Park; 2010.

Flowers
Chinatown; 2010.

Other Information:

Similar Species: Flowers similar to Thunbergia laurifolia but can be distinguish by the different leaf shapes.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Asystasia gangetica ssp. gangetica

Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anderson ssp. gangetica

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Flowers
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

IMG_0027
Spottiswoode; 2012

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Thunbergia fragrans

Thunbergia fragrans Roxb.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Leaves
Berlayar Creek; Mangrove edge; 2010.

Flowers
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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Adenanthera pavonina

Adenanthera pavonina L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

IMG_1129
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

IMG_5664
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2011.

IMG_5662
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2011.

Other information:

Common Name: Saga Tree

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Mimusops elengi

Mimusops elengi L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

IMG_1144
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

IMG_1159
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

IMG_0153
Punggol Park; Cultivated; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Tanjong Tree.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Quisqualis indica

Quisqualis indica L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Habit
Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

Leaves
Punggol; Cultivated; 2010.

Flowers
Punggol; Cultivated; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Drunken Sailor.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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