Thursday, December 20, 2012

Talipot Palm flowering @ SBG

Got news of the Talipot Palm (Corypha umbraculifera) flowering in SBG, so I went down with my friend to check it out :)

After flowering and producing fruits, the palm will finally rest in peace after maybe a year or so?

syzygium malaccense
Syzygium malaccense flowers - quite pretty! Different from the usual white flowers I see for Syzygium genus
Corypha umbraculifera, the talipot palm
Talipot Palm (Corypha umbraculifera)
talipot palm flower
Talipot Palm (Corypha umbraculifera) - close up of the flower
Cyrtostachys renda flower
Lipstick Palm  (Cyrtostachys renda) - we caught sight of it flowering near the lift lobby
Cyrtostachys renda flower (2)
Lipstick Palm  (Cyrtostachys renda) - the flowers certainly didn't smell nice... they smell like raw veggies :P

I will be back again when it fruits! :D

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