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  • Canonball bud : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a flower bud of a tree in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Simpoh : close-up [1]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph captures the buds of Dillenia suffruticosa. Its family name is Dilleniaceae, also commonly known as Simpoh. This photograph was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Red Powder Puff : close-up [1]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily
    This is close-up picture of a red powder puff (calliandra haematocephala) flower. The red powder puff is a shrub or small tree. This photograph was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Croton : close up [1]

    Nature and Environment · Wong, Lily
    This photograph shows another view of a variety of the Croton or Codiaeum variegatum cultivars or 'Euphorbiaceae'(family name). The plant originates from South India, Ceylon and Malaya. This is a cultivar or cultivated plant variety. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Butterfly Pea shrub : general view

    Nature and Environment · Tan, Bonny
    This is a close-up of a bunch of blue pea flowers in a trough. The blue pea flower is used as a food dye in nonya cakes. Also known as Pigeon Wings, its scientific name is Clitoria ternatea. It is also called Bunga Telang, Bunga Biru or Kachang Telang in...
  • Canonball tree, flowers : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily
    This is a picture of Couroupita guianensis whose family name is Cannonball Tree. It originates from tropical America. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flava : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Wong, Lily
    This picture captures a close-up view of the yellow flowers of the Russelia equisetiformis 'Flava' whose family name is Scrophulariaceae. This picture was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flaming beauty : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph shows the Carphalea kirondron, also known as Flaming beauty. It originates from Madagascar. This photograph was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rangoon creeper : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph is a close-up of the Quisqualis indica, showing the freshly bloomed pink flowers of the Akar Dani, also known as Drunken Sailor or Rangoon creeper. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vanda Miss Joaquim : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Wong, Lily
    This is a picture of the Vanda Miss Joachim, the orchid that is Singapore's national flower. It depicts its long slender tendrils and purplish white flower. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Purple Cat's Whiskers : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily
    This is a picture of Orthosiphon aristatus 'Purple' whose family name is Labiatae and common name is Purple Cat's Whiskers. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flowers : general view

    Nature and Environment · Wong, Lily
    This is a picture of small white flowers, one of the many plant varieties to be found in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Duranta 'variegated dwarf' : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph shows the Duranta 'variegated dwarf', with its bunches of purple flowers and small yellow fruits. Its family name is Verbenaceae. This photograph was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Water plants : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily
    This photograph is a close-up on the water plants growing in the pond, near the Visitors Centre in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Red Powder Puff : close-up [2]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily
    This is close-up picture of a flower bud of a red powder puff (calliandra haematocephala). The red powder puff is a shrub or small tree. This photograph was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Frangipani flowers : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up of frangipani, grown near the Merlion Park. Title devised by Library staff.
  • White flowers : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph captures some snowy white flowers found in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Simpoh : close-up [2]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph is a close-up view of the flower of Dillenia suffruticosa. Its family name is Dilleniaceae, also commonly known as Simpoh. A brightly coloured bird is seen pecking at the flower. This photograph was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ceylon jasmine : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily
    This is a picture of Tabernaemontana divaricata whose family name is Apocynaceae. The common names are Pinwheel flower and Ceylon jasmine. It originates from places like Northern India, Myanmar and Thailand. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cane Reed : close-up [2]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily
    This is a picture of Costus speciosus whose family name is Costaceae. The common names are Cane Reed, Spiral Flag and White Costus. It originates from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Butterfly Pea flower : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Tan, Bonny
    This is a close-up of a flower which has a single large bluish petal and two smaller ones within its fold. The flower is commonly known as Pigeon Wings or Blue Pea. Its scientific name is Clitoria ternatea. In Malay, it is Bunga Telang, Bunga Biru, or Kachang Telang. The...
  • Cardinal's Guard : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph shows the Pachystachys spicata. Its family name is Acanthaceae, and the common name is Cardinal's guard. It originates from the tropical South America. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Croton : close up [5]

    Nature and Environment · Wong, Lily
    This photograph shows a variety of the Croton or Codiaeum variegatum cultivars or 'Euphorbiaceae' (family name) which originates from South India, Ceylon and Malaya. This is a cultivar or cultivated plant variety. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Simpoh : close-up [3]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph is a close-up view of the flower and buds of Dillenia suffruticosa. Its family name is Dilleniaceae and commonly known as Simpoh. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.