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  • Tempinis Tree

    Tempinis Tree

    Facts

    Do you know that Tampines is named after the Tempinis tree (Streblus elongatus) from the fig family (Moraceae)?

  • Papilionanthe Miss Joaquim

    Papilionanthe Miss Joaquim

    Facts

    This is Singapore’s national flower! Formerly called the Vanda Miss Joaquim, it has been reclassified from the genus Vanda to Papilionanthe.

  • Common Sun Skink

    Common Sun Skink

    Facts

    You can often find the Common Sun Skink basking in the sun on the forest edge or along footpaths, or slithering among leaf litter in Singapore’s wooded areas, mangroves and parks.