Archive for Family: Meliaceae

Khaya grandifoliola

Khaya grandifoliola C. DC.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic, Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Marina Way; Cultivated; 2011.

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Xylocarpus granatum

Xylocarpus granatum J. Koenig

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

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Mandai Mangroves; 2010.

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Pulau Sekudu; 2000.

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Pulau Semakau; Mangrove; 2009.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Swietenia macrophylla

Swietenia macrophylla King

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Casual. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.


Hougang; Cultivated; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Broad-leaf Mahogany.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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Aphanamixis polystachya

Aphanamixis polystachya (Wall.) Parker

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Endangered. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.


Dover; 2010.

Ribbed swollen petiole end
Dover; 2010.

Flowers
Dover; 2010.

Flowers closeup
Dover; 2010.

Fruits
Dover; 2010.

Opened fruits exposing red aril over seeds
Dover; 2010.

Saplings
Dover; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Biodiversity Informatics and co-Operation in Taxonomy (BIOTIK) website

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Sandoricum koetjape

Sandoricum koetjape (Burm. f.) Merr.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Endangered. Cultivated.

Habit
Jurong East; Cultivated; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Leaves
Jurong East; Cultivated; 2010.

Leaves: Trifoliate.

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Ubi Ave 2; Cultivated; 2012.

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Chukrasia tabularis

Chukrasia tabularis A. Juss.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Habit
Kallang Riverside Park; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Fruits
Kallang Riverside Park; 2010.

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Lansium domesticum

Lansium domesticum CorrĂȘa.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Tree
Murai Farmway, 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Bark and branching
Murai Farmway, 2010.

Leaves
Murai Farmway, 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Langsat.

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