Archive for Family: Asteraceae

Porophyllum ruderale

Porophyllum ruderale (Jacq.) Cass.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Fruits
Tanah Merah; Scrubland; 2010.

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(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Youngia japonica

Youngia japonica (L.) DC.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Leaves
Punggol End; Lawn; 2010.

Branching
Punggol End; Lawn; 2010.

Flowers
Punggol End; Lawn; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

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Eclipta prostrata

Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Habit
Hougang; Lawn; 2009.

Inflorescence bud
Hougang; Lawn; 2009.

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(1) Urban Forest website

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Vernonia cinerea

Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Crytogenic.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Leaf
Hougang; Lawn; 2008.

Leaf
Hougang; Lawn; 2008.

Inflorescences
Hougang; Lawn; 2008.

Fruits
Hougang; Lawn; 2008.

Other Information:

Common Name: Common Vernonia.

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Tridax procumbens

Tridax procumbens L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Inflorescence
Hougang; Lawn; 2008.

Fruits
Hougang; Lawn; 2008.

Other Information:

Common Name: Coat Button.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

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Emilia sonchifolia

Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Crytogenic.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Flower
Hougang; Lawn; 2008.

Flowers
Hougang; Lawn; 2008.

Flowers
Hougang; Lawn; 2008.

Other Information:

Common Name: Cupid’s Shaving Brush

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Melanthera biflora

Melanthera biflora (L.) Wild

Recent Synonyms: Wollastonia biflora (L.) DC.; Wedelia biflora (L.) DC.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

HabitSungei Punggol; Mangrove; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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