Archive for Order: Fabales

Maniltoa browneoides

Maniltoa browneoides Harms

Recent Synonym: None.

Status: Exotic, Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Punggol Park; Cultivated; 2012.

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Punggol Park; Cultivated; 2012.

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Punggol Park; Cultivated; 2012.

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Neptunia plena

Neptunia plena (L.) Benth.

Recent Synonyms: None.

Status: Exotic; Naturalized.

Growth Form or Habit: Shrub.

Hougang; 2012

Hougang; 2012

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

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Archidendron microcarpum

Archidendron microcarpum (Benth.) Nielsen

Recent Synonyms: None.

Status: Native; Endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Archidendron microcarpum A28-5624
Seedling at Mandai; 2011.

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Archidendron contortum

Archidendron contortum (Mart.) Nielsen

Recent Synonyms: Pithecellobium contortum Mart.

Status: Native; Vulnerable.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Archidendron contortum E6-0998
Seedling at Mandai; 2011.

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Archidendron clyperia

Archidendron clypearia (Jack) I. C. Nielsen

Recent Synonyms: Pithecellobium clypearia (Jack) Benth.; Pithecellobium angulatum Benth.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Archidendron clyperia H8-0543
Seedling at Mandai; 2011.

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Acacia kekapur

Acacia kekapur I. Niels.

Recent Synonyms: Acacia pseudointsia Miq.

Status: Native; thought extinct (Davison et al., 2008) but “rediscovered”

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Acacia kekapur B29-5213
Mandai; 2011.

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Caesalpinia sumatrana

Caesalpinia sumatrana Roxb.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Liana.

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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve; 2011.

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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve; 2011.

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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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