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Tembusu tree at Singapore Botanic Gardens

This is a photograph of the iconic tembusu tree at Singapore Botanic Gardens. The tree with its distinctive lateral low-lying branch has a fence erected around it, to prevent damage to its roots. The tembusu tree is recognised as a “heritage tree”, and its image is on the back of the Singapore five-dollar note issued in 1999 under the Portrait series. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. National Library Board Singapore, 2015


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