Archive for Family: Hypericaceae

Cratoxylum maingayi

Cratoxylum maingayi Dyer

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Leaves underside. Hiking stick as scale.
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

Bark
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Secondary forest edge; 2010.

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Cratoxylum cochinchinense

Cratoxylum cochinchinense (Lour.) Blume

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Habit
Vivo City; Cultivated; 2010.

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Vivo City; Cultivated; 2010.

Flaking bark
Vivo City; Cultivated; 2010.

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Fort Canning; Cultivated; 2011.

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Fort Canning; Cultivated; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

(2) Flora Singapura website

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Cratoxylum formosum

Cratoxylum formosum (Jack) Dyer

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree. May grow more than 20m tall.

Flowering and new leaves
Queenstown; Cultivated; 2010.

Bark
Queenstown; Cultivated; 2010.

Flowers
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve; 2009.

Flowers: hermaphrodite, suggested to be insect-pollinated.

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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve; 2009.

Fruits: suggested to be wind-dispersed.

Habitat: open, disturbed and secondary forests, and forest gaps.

Distribution: Thailand to Indonesia.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

(2) Flora Singapura website

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