Archive for Order: Caryophyllales

Persicaria chinensis var. chinensis

Persicaria chinensis (L.) H. Gross var. chinensis

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

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Dover; 2011.

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Dover; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Chinese Knotweed

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Coccoloba uvifera

Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.


Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.


Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Sea Grape.

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Gomphrena globosa

Gomphrena globosa L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.


Queenstown; Cultivated; 2010.


Queenstown; Cultivated; 2010.


Queenstown; Cultivated; 2010.

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Nepenthes gracilis

Nepenthes gracilis Korth.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Slender Pitcher Plant.

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Nepenthes rafflesiana

Nepenthes rafflesiana Jack ex Hook. f.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Vulnerable. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

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Sentosa; Secondary forest; 2010.

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Sentosa; Secondary forest; 2010.

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Sentosa; Secondary forest; 2010.

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Sesuvium portulacastrum

Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

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Eastern coast; Coastal; 2010.

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Eastern coast; Coastal; 2010.

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Hylocereus undatus

Hylocereus undatus (Haw.) Britton & Rose

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Habit
Sengkang Riverside Park; Cultivated; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Dragon Fruit.

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