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Durian

durio zibethinus

Description:

There was no fruit to be found. The leaves are lancolate being 13 cm long at the longest point and 4 cm wide at the widest point. It had entire margins and a fine netted pinnate. The leaves are sub-opposite. Ant they feel smooth and leathery while being a little waxy, the bark is really sandy and seems to be pretty thin. It has a prop or stilt root.

Habitat:

Near the entrance of the Singapore American school rainforest near the shady area. It was the biggest out of the trees standing next to it.

Notes:

There was a strangler root starting to climb up the tree from the base of its roots.

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1 Comment

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 7 years ago

Hello there, your spotting seems to be the same with http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/189...
Are you both from the same school ?

Singapore American School
Spotted by a stud ent at Singapore American School

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Feb 10, 2013
Submitted on Mar 10, 2013

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