Archive for Superorder: Ranunculanae

Limacia scandens

Limacia scandens Lour.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Vulnerable.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

IMG_1220
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

IMG_1222
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

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Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum

Loropetalum chinense (R. Br.) Oliv. var. rubrum Yieh

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

P1030787
Queenstown; Cultivated; 2010.


Queenstown; Cultivated; 2010.

P1030793
Queenstown; Cultivated; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Dillenia reticulata

Dillenia reticulata King

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Leaves 
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

P1020986
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Flora Singapura website

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Dillenia suffruticosa

Dillenia suffruticosa (Griff. ex Hook. f. & Thomson) Martelli

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

Habit
Tuas; Scrubland; 2010.

Flower
Tuas; Scrubland; 2010.

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Admiralty Park; 2009.

Other Information:

Common Name: Simpoh Air.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

(2) Flora Singapura website

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Fibraurea tinctoria

Fibraurea tinctoria Lour.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Leaves
Bukit Batok; Secondary forest; 2010.

IMG_5485
Punggol End; Secondary forest; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Dillenia philippinensis

Dillenia philippinensis Rolfe

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Tree
Sengkang; Cultivated; 2009.

Leaves
Sengkang; Cultivated; 2009.

Flower
Sengkang; Cultivated; 2009.

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Dillenia indica

Dillenia indica L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Presumed extinct. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Habit
Sengkang Riverside Park; Cultivated; 2010.

Leaves
Sengkang Riverside Park; Cultivated; 2010.

Bark
Sengkang Riverside Park; Cultivated; 2010.

Flower
National University of Singapore; Cultivated; 2010.

P1030165
National University of Singapore; Cultivated; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Elephant Apple.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

(3) Flora Singapura website

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