Archive for Family: Polygalaceae

Polygala paniculata

Polygala paniculata L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic, Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

IMG_6494
Shrubland; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Root Beet Plant.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Xanthophyllum vitellinum

Xanthophyllum vitellinum (Blume) Dietr.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Vulnerable. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Leaves
MacRitchie Reservoir; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Leaf underside
MacRitchie Reservoir; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Axillary buds
MacRitchie Reservoir; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

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