Archive for January, 2011

Plectocomiopsis geminiflora

Plectocomiopsis geminiflora (Griff.) Becc.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Undetermined.

Growth Form or Habit: Clustering climber.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Lornie Trail; 2010.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; Lornie Trail; 2010.

Distribution: Southeast Asia. In ‘Southern Burma, Southern Thailand, the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, and Borneo’.

Reference:

Tan, L. L., S. K. Y. Lum & A. H. B. Loo, 2011. Plectocomiopsis geminiflora (Griff.) Becc. (Arecaceae) — a new record for Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 4: 1–4.

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Psilotum nudum

Psilotum nudum (L.) P. Beauv.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Epiphyte.


Boon Lay; Urban; 2010.


Boon Lay; Urban; 2010.

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Cinnamomum camphora

Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Singapore Botanic Gardens; Cultivated; 2010.

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Singapore Botanic Gardens; Cultivated; 2010.

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Singapore Botanic Gardens; Cultivated; 2010.

Distribution: Japan and Taiwan.

Nautralised in Spain, Madagascar, Australia, Europe and USA.

Other Information:

Common Name: Camphor Tree.

Reference:

(1) GRIN Taxonomy for Plants

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Elaeocarpus angustifolius

Elaeocarpus angustifolius Blume

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Singapore Botanic Gardens; Cultivated; 2010.

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Singapore Botanic Gardens; Cultivated; 2010.

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Singapore Botanic Gardens; Cultivated; 2010.

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Singapore Botanic Gardens; Cultivated; 2010.

Distribution: China, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Fiji and New Caledonia.

Other Information:

Common Name: Blue Marble Tree.

Reference:

(1) GRIN Taxonomy for Plants

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Licania splendens

Licania splendens (Korth.) Prance

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; 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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Morella esculenta

Morella esculenta (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) I.M. Turner

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Kent Ridge; 2011.

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Kent Ridge; 2011.

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Kent Ridge; 2011.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Lornie Trail; 2010.

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Endospermum diadenum

Endospermum diadenum (Miq.) Airy Shaw

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.

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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve; 2011.

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