Thursday, December 06, 2007

Melastoma malabathricum - Singapore Rhododendron

Common Name: Singapore Rhododendron, Sendudok
This plant is common in Singapore growing wild in the nature reserves or planted in the parks. Purple flowers are the common variety. I do not see the white flower variety very often. No matter their colour, presence or absence of flowers or fruits, I am always glad to see this shrub. Here are the reasons:

Food for the birds:

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