Archive for Family Acanthaceae

Avicennia marina

Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh. ssp. marina

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Pulau Semakau; Mangrove; 2011.

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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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Avicennia rumphiana

Avicennia rumphiana Hallier f.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Jenal Jetty; Mangrove; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Acanthus ilicifolius

Acanthus ilicifolius L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.


Eastern coast; Coastal; 2010.

Leaves
Eastern coast; Coastal; 2010.

Flower
Eastern coast; Coastal; 2010. 

Other Information:

Common Name: Sea Holly.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Andrographis paniculata

Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Wall. ex Nees

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Flower
Hougang; Cultivated; 2010.

Flower. Side view
Hougang; Cultivated; 2010.

Fruits
Hougang; Urban; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Ruellia repens

Ruellia repens L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Crytogenic.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Flower
Sengkang; Cultivated; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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Strobilanthes crispus

Strobilanthes crispus Blume

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Habit
Khatib Bongsu; Plantation; 2010.


Khatib Bongsu; Plantation; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Black Face General.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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