Archive for Order: Myrtales

Dissochaeta gracilis

Dissochaeta gracilis (Jack) Blume

Recent Synonyms: None.

Status: Native; Vulnerable.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.


Mandai forest; 2011.


Mandai forest; 2012.

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Combretum sundaicum

Combretum sundaicum Miq.

Recent Synonyms: None.

Status: Native; Vulnerable.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Combretum sundaicum H21-5345
Mandai; 2011.

Combretum sundaicum D12-0579
Mandai; 2011.

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Combretum tetralophum

Combretum tetralophum C.B. Clarke

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

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Pulau Semakau; Coastal; 2012.

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Pulau Semakau; Coastal; 2012.

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Syzygium antisepticum

Syzygium antisepticum (Blume) Merr. & L.M.Perry

Recent Synonyms: Syzygium gratum (Wight) S.N. Mitra

Status: Exotic; Cultivated

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Bark: Surface copper-red and flaky.

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Duxton Plain Park; Cultivated; 2011.

Leaves: Simple; Opposite; Variable in shape and size; Ovate to lanceolate or narrowly elliptical; Midrib impressed on the upper surface;10-15 pairs of secondary veins.

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Duxton Plain Park; Cultivated; 2011.

Flower: White, with 5 petals.

Fruit: White; globose when immature.

Habitat: Altitude from sea level to1400m. Dry evergreen and mixed deciduous forest, open savannah and edges of mangrove.

Distribution: Sumatra, Java and Borneo.

Reference:

Chantaranothai, P & J. Parnell, 1994. A revision of Acmena, Cleistocalyx, Eugenia s.s and Syzygium (Myrtaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin, 21: 1-123

ASEAN-Korea Environmental Cooperation Project (AKECOP), Syzygium antisepticum (Blume) Merr. & Perry. ASEAN Tropical Plant Database. (Accessed: 11 Sep 2011)

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Terminalia brassii

Terminalia brassii Exell

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic, Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) NParks Flora Fauna Web website

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Melaleuca cajuputi

Melaleuca cajuputi Powell

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Extinct. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

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Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

(2) NParks Flora Fauna Web website

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Pternandra coerulescens

Pternandra coerulescens Jack

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Vulnerable. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Nee Soon Swamp Forest; 2011.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Nee Soon Swamp Forest; 2011.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Nee Soon Swamp Forest; 2011.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Nee Soon Swamp Forest; 2011.

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Nee Soon Swamp Forest; 2011.

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