Fagraea crenulata

Fagraea crenulata Maingay ex C.B. Clarke

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual (Teo et al., 2011a). Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree to 25m tall.

Leaves: broadly ovate.

Stem: Trunk has short prickles that disappear upon maturity. Exhibits tiered-branching.

Bark of young tree
Punggol; Cultivated; 2010.

Flowers: cream-coloured, turning yellow.

Fruits: oblong, green berries with many seeds.

Habitat: Wild saplings have only been seen below two larger trees at one location by Teo et al. (2011a).

Occurence: fringe of mangrove fragments at Berlayar Creek (Teo et al., 2011a).

Other information: Overall form superficially similar and may be mistaken for Terminalia catappa from a distance. Has larger leaves.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

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