Archive for Family: Araceae

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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Epipremnum aureum

Epipremnum aureum (Linden ex André) Bunting

Recent Synonyms: –.

Status: Exotic; Casual

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

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Off Slime Road; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Money Plant.

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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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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Cryptocoryne griffithii

Cryptocoryne griffithii Schott

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Aquatic herb.

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Nee Soon Swamp Forest; Freshwater swamp; 2011.

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Spathiphyllum cannifolium

Spathiphyllum cannifolium (Dryand.) Schott

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.


Orange Groove Road; Cultivated; 2011.


Orange Groove Road; Cultivated; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Scindapsus pictus

Scindapsus pictus Hassk.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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