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Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Flora

Jambu air
Syzygium samarangense [syn. Eugenia javanica] is a species native to Philippines, India, Indonesia and Malaysia. Common names include tambis [Philippines], jambu air [Indonesian/Malay], chambekka [Malayalam], jamrul [Bengali], jumbu [Sri Lankan], wax jambu, rose apple, bell fruit, wax apple, love apple, java apple, rose apple.

Nutmeg Tree [Myristica fragrans]
The Common or Fragrant Nutmeg, Myristica fragrans, native to the Banda Islands of Indonesia, is also grown in Penang Island in Malaysia and the Caribbean, especially in Grenada. It also grows in Kerala, a state in the south part of India.

Shrubby Simpoh [Dillenia suffruticosa]
This plant is endemic in Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo. Now it is much planted in the rest of tropical Asia and on the Pacific Islands. In those places, the plant becomes a garden escape, sometimes invasive.

Giant/Grand Crinum, Poison Bulb [Crinum asiaticum]
Crinum asiaticum are native to Tropical Asia. Crinums are impressive plants reaching 5 to 6 feet in height and 5 to 7 feet across. The bulbs may weigh up to 20 pounds.


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