Archive for Order: Cucurbitales

Anisophyllea disticha

Anisophyllea disticha (Jack) Baill.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

IMG_0566
Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.


Central Catchment Nature Reserve; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Mousedeer Plant.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Momordica charantia

Momordica charantia L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Flower
Sengkang; Secondary forest; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Bitter Gourd

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(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Cucumis maderaspatanus

Cucumis maderaspatanus L.

Recent Synonyms: Mukia maderaspatana (L.) M.J. Roem.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Leaves
Punggol; 2010.

Flower
Jurong; 2010.

IMG_4973
Eastern coast; grassland; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Coccinia grandis

Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

IMG_1157
Chinatown; 2010.

Lobed leaves
Pulau Punggol; 2010.

Flower
Hougang; 2010.

Fruits
Punggol; Scrubland; 2010.

Fruit
Coney Island; Coastal; 2010.

Other information:

Common Name: Ivy Gourd

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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