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Points of Interest - Featured Plants along the Nature Corridor

  • Beggar’s Tick (Bidens pilosa)

    The Beggar’s Tick (Bidens pilosa) is a widely naturalised species found throughout world, including Singapore. It is a herbaceous, upright branched shrub that can grow up to 1 m tall, with daisy-like flowers – a central yellow disc and white ray florets. It is a source of nectar for butterflies and bees.

  • Singapore Durian (Durio singaporensis)

    The Singapore Durian (Durio singaporensis) is a large tree that can grow up to 36 m tall. Green, round and covered with slender and stiff spines, the fruit is similar in appearance to the edible durian (Durio zibethinus) but measures around 7 to 11 cm only. Unlike the edible durian, its brown seeds are not covered in fruit pulp or an aril, making the fruit inedible.

Last updated on 14 May 2021

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