Archive for September, 2010

Glochidion lutescens

Glochidion lutescens Blume

Recent Synonyms: Glochidion hypoleucum (Miq.) Boerl.

Status: Native; Critically endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Branch of leaves 
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Freshwater swamp forest edge; 2010.

Leaves upperside.
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Freshwater swamp forest edge; 2010.

Leaves underside. Note flower at top right.
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Freshwater swamp forest edge; 2010.

Bark
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Freshwater swamp forest edge; 2010.

Fruits
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Freshwater swamp forest edge; 2010.

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Xenostegia tridentata ssp. tridentata

Xenostegia tridentata (L.) D. F. Austin & Staples ssp. tridentata

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Leaves
Sengkang; Scrubland; 2010.

Flower
Sengkang; Scrubland; 2010.

Fruits
Sengkang; Scrubland; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Litsea elliptica

Litsea elliptica Blume

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Leaves
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest; 2010.

lower surface
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest; 2010.

Young leaves
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest; 2010.

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Cratoxylum maingayi

Cratoxylum maingayi Dyer

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Leaves underside. Hiking stick as scale.
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Bark
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

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Elaeocarpus petiolatus

Elaeocarpus petiolatus (Jack) Wall

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Leaf
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

Leaf underside
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

Young leaf
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.


Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

IMG_3330
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2011.

IMG_3390
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2011.

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Indorouchera griffithiana

Indorouchera griffithiana (Planch.) Hallier f.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Habit
MacRitchie Reservoir; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Leaf and hook
MacRitchie Reservoir; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Thicken hook
MacRitchie Reservoir; Secondary forest edge; 2010.


Pulau Tekong; 2010.

Auxillary buds?
Pulau Tekong; 2010.


Pulau Tekong; 2010.

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Timonius wallichianus

Timonius wallichianus (Korth.) Valeton

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Saplings
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest edge; 2010.


MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Stipule
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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