Botany or Plant Biology

What are the names of some of the native flowers found in Singapore?


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Name: Sea Hibiscus

Botanical Name: Hibiscus tiliaceus

Baru Baru/Baru Laut (Malay) Features: Yellow, five petals, dark brown corolla with dark red stigma.The yellow flowers blossom in the morning after sunrise,and turn orangey brown later in the evening.

This is a fast growing tree commonly grows along the seashore and back mangroves. Some other flowering trees include Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans), Tiger Orchid, Grammatophyllum, Vanda Miss Joaquim etc.