Archive for Family: Oxalidaceae

Oxalis corniculata

Oxalis corniculata L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Habit
Punggol End; Lawn; 2010.

Leaf
Hougang; Lawn; 2009.

Flower
Punggol End; Lawn; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

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Oxalis barrelieri

Oxalis barrelieri L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised. Cultivated.

Habit
Jurong East; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Flower
Jurong East; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Lavender Sorrel.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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Averrhoa bilimbi

Averrhoa bilimbi L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual. Cultivated.

Habit
Queenstown; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Fruits
Queenstown; 2010.

Flowers
Queenstown; 2010.

Distribution: Likely Southeast Asia (?Moluccas), but exact native range unknown due to extensive cultivation.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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Averrhoa carambola

Averrhoa carambola L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual. Cultivated

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

IMG_0468
Queenstown; Cultivated; 2010.

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Pasir Ris; Cultivated; 2010.

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Chinatown; Cultivated; 2010.

Distribution: Java, Indonesia.

Common Name: Starfruit.

References:

(1) GRIN Taxonomy for Plants

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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