Archive for December, 2010

Gluta wallichii

Gluta wallichii (Hook. f.) Ding Hou

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Canarium pilosum

Canarium pilosum Benn.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.


Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Plants of Southeast Asia website

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Elaeocarpus mastersii

Elaeocarpus mastersii King

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Small-leafed Oil-Fruit.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Flora Singapura website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

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Xylocarpus granatum

Xylocarpus granatum J. Koenig

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Mandai Mangroves; 2010.

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Pulau Sekudu; 2000.

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Pulau Semakau; Mangrove; 2009.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Bruguiera gymnorhiza

Bruguiera gymnorhiza (L.) Lamk.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Pulau Ubin; Mangrove; 2008.

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Lim Chu Kang; Mangrove; 2009.

Other Information:

Common Name: Tumu.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Thottea grandiflora

Thottea grandiflora Rottb.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Vulnerable.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

Leaves: Mildly hairy on the upper surface compared to the lower surface.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Calophyllum teysmannii

Calophyllum teysmannii Miq.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Vulnerable.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Flora Singapura website

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