Archive for Class: Magnoliopsida

Hypolytrum nemorum

Hypolytrum nemorum (Vahl) Spreng.

Status: Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

2012-08-20 08.38.14
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2012.

 

2012-08-20 08.39.01
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2012.

2012-08-20 08.37.17
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2012.

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Argyreia ridleyi

Argyreia ridleyi Prain. ex Oostr.

Status: Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

2012-07-29 13.23.39
Mandai Forest; 2012.

2012-07-29 13.25.16
Mandai Forest; 2012.

2012-07-29 13.24.36
Mandai Forest; 2012.

2012-07-29 13.27.26
Mandai Forest; 2012.

2012-07-29 13.28.29
Mandai Forest; 2012.

2012-07-29 13.30.06
Mandai Forest; 2012.

2012-07-29 13.21.17
Mandai Forest; 2012.

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Gomphandra quadrifida

Gomphandra quadrifida (Blume) Sleum.

Status: Vulnerable.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

2012-07-29 12.36.19 
Mandai Forest; 2012

2012-07-29 12.36.26 
Mandai Forest; 2012

2012-07-29 12.34.45 
Mandai Forest; 2012

2012-07-29 12.35.13 
Mandai Forest; 2012

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Rinorea anguifera

Rinorea anguifera (Lour.) Kuntze

Status: Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree

2012-07-13 10.35.27  Mandai Forest; 2012.

2012-07-13 10.34.51 
Mandai Forest; 2012.

2012-07-13 10.34.58 
Mandai Forest; 2012.

2012-07-13 10.34.33 
Mandai Forest; 2012.

2012-07-13 10.35.12 
Mandai Forest; 2012.

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Rourea asplenifolia

Rourea asplenifolia (Schellenb.) Jongkind.

Recent Synonym: None.

Status: Native, Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Mandai forest; 2011.

Mandai forest; 2012.

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Mitrephora maingayi

Mitrephora maingayi Hook. f. & Thomson

Status: To be confirmed.

Growth Form: Tree.

2012-06-29 11.40.21
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Summit; 2012.

2012-06-29 11.42.01
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Summit; 2012.

2012-06-29 11.42.22
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Summit; 2012.

2012-06-29 11.42.33
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Summit; 2012.

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Cyrtosperma merkusii

Cyrtosperma merkusii (Hassk.) Schott

Recent Synonyms: Cyrtosperma ferox N.E. Br & Linden; Cyrtosperma lasioides Griff.

Status: Native; Vulnerable.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Cyrtosperma merkusii 6319
CCNR; 2012.

Cyrtosperma merkusii 6316
Front view of flower; CCNR; 2012.

Cyrtosperma merkusii 6318
Rear view of flower; CCNR; 2012.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

Reference:

Lok, A.F.S.L. and Tan, H.T.W. (2008) Status of Cyrtosperma merkusii (Hassk.) Schott (Araceae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore, 1: 179-182. Available online: [PDF]

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