Archive for June, 2010

Scaphium macropodum

Scaphium macropodum (Miq.) Beumée ex K. Heyne

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Sapling
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Fruits
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve; 2009.

Fruit
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve; 2009.

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Sonneratia ovata

Sonneratia ovata Back.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Leaves and wiltering flower
Pulau Ubin; mangrove; 2009.

Fruits
Pulau Ubin; mangrove; 2009.

Saplings
Pulau Ubin; mangrove; 2009.

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Nepenthes ampullaria

Nepenthes ampullaria Jack

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Mandai Forest; 2012.

Mandai Forest; 2012.

Lower pitchers
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2009.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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Ficus kerkhovenii

Ficus kerkhovenii Valeton

Status: Native; Critically endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Strangler.

Leaves
Lazarus Island; Coastal; 2009.

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Acacia auriculiformis

Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunn. ex Benth.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Flowers
Lazarus Island; Coastal; 2009.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

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Syzygium zeylanicum

Syzygium zeylanicum (L.) DC.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

Leaves
Lazarus Island; Coastal; 2009.

Fruits
Central Catchment Reserve; Secondary forest; 2010.

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Dendrolobium umbellatum

Dendrolobium umbellatum (L.) Benth.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Habit
Loyang; Coastal; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Leaves
Loyang; Coastal; 2010.

Fruits
Coney Island; Coastal; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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