Archive for June, 2011

Ficus consociata

Ficus consociata Blume

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Strangler.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Plants of Southeast Asia website

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Ruellia rosea

Ruellia rosea Hemsl.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic, Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

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Sengkang; Cultivated; 2011.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Cassytha filiformis

Cassytha filiformis L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Parasitic climber.

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Pulau Semakau, Coastal; 2011.

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Pulau Semakau, Coastal; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Tacca leontopetaloides

Tacca leontopetaloides (L.) Kuntze

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

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Pulau Semakau; Coastal; 2011.

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Khaya grandifoliola

Khaya grandifoliola C. DC.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic, Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Marina Way; Cultivated; 2011.

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Derris scandens

Derris scandens (Roxb.) Benth.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

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Pulau Semakau; Coastal; 2011.

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Pulau Semakau; Coastal; 2011.

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Pulau Semakau; Coastal; 2011.

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Philodendron hederaceum

Philodendron hederaceum (Jacq.) Schott

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

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Pulau Semakau; Secondary forest; 2011.

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