Sunday, November 29, 2015

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Licuala ferruginea - 'Palas' (Malay)

Licuala ferruginea or 'Palas' (Malay)
Family : Palmae - Palm family

Spherical fruits of the Palas (Licuala ferruginea)

Wedge-shaped leaves

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Pseuderanthemum carruthersii

Pseuderanthemum carruthersii
Synonym : Psederanthemum atropurpureum
Family : Acanthceae - Acanthus family

Pseuderanthemum carruthersii
Synonym : Psederanthemum atropurpureum
Family : Acanthceae - Acanthus family

Buta- Buta (Malay) - Variegated Excoecaria cochinchinensis

Excoecaria cochinchinensis variegata - "Buta- Buta"- Malay
Family : Euphorbiaceae - Rubber tree family

Variegated Excoecaria cocchinchinensis
'Buta Buta' (Malay)

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Yellow Flame - Peltophorum pterocarpum

Yellow Flame - Peltophorum pterocarpum
Family : Leguminosae - Bean family

Ceylon ironwood - Mesua ferrea

Flower of the Ceylon Ironwood tree - Mesua ferrea
Family : Guttiferae - Mangosteen family

Young leaves of the Ceylon ironwood

Flushes in varying  colours of the Ceylon ironwood tree

Weeping Bottle Brush - Callistemon viminalis

Weeping Bottle brush - Callistemon viminalis
Family : Myrtaceae - Myrtle family

Angsana (Malay) - Pterocarpus indicus

Angsana (Malay) - Pterocarpus indicus
Family : Leguminosae - Bean family
( Note: The above pictures were taken in May, 2015, Bintulu)

Friday, May 29, 2015

Pink Poui - tabebuia rosea

Pink Poui - Tabebuia rosea
Family : Bignoniaceae - Bignonia family
Note:  This May, the Pink Poui trees were  flowering well throughout Bintulu.  Here are some pictures taken at various locations in Bintulu and Kidurong townships.