Archive for May, 2010

Cucumis maderaspatanus

Cucumis maderaspatanus L.

Recent Synonyms: Mukia maderaspatana (L.) M.J. Roem.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Leaves
Punggol; 2010.

Flower
Jurong; 2010.

IMG_4973
Eastern coast; grassland; 2010.

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Dischidia nummularia

Dischidia nummularia R. Br.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Habit
Jurong; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

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Homalocladium platyclados

Homalocladium platyclados (F. Muell.) L.H. Bailey

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Habit
Jurong; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Leaves
Jurong; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Centipede Plant, Tapeworm Plant.

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Lagerstroemia indica

Lagerstroemia indica L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

IMG_3247
Jurong; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

IMG_3245
Jurong; 2010.

Flowers. Variety: Alba.
Jurong; 2010.

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Clitoria ternatea

Clitoria ternatea L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised. Cultivated.

Habit and leaves
Jurong; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Flower  Jurong; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Butterfly Pea.

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Talinum paniculatum

Talinum paniculatum (Jacq.) Gaertn.

Inflorescences
Jurong; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Jewels of Opar.

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Xanthostemon youngii

Xanthostemon youngii C.T. White & W.D. Francis

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Habit
Jurong; Cultivated; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Flowers
Jurong; Cultivated; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Red Penda.

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(1) The Plant Observatory website

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