Sunday, January 19, 2014

Trip to Central Catchment - Upper Seletar


Weekend trip to Upper Seletar area to visit my favourite plants :) Quite an exciting trip as it was the first time to see the Red-tailed Racer!


Clerodendrum villosum flowers

Mussaenda glabra

Grewia laevigata fruits

Vitex pinnata flowers

Merremia sp. flower

Mikania micrantha - weed

Dillenia suffruticosa fruits 

Uncaria sp. fruits

Tetracera indica fruits - a common native climber

Sterculia macrophylla fruiting!



Sterculia macrophylla fruits

Baccaurea bracteata flowers

Bauhinia semibifida flowers

Osmelia philippina flowering profusely

Osmelia philippina

Exotic Congea tomentosa flowers

Common Faun (Faunis canens arcesilas)

Manihot esculenta 

Saw a Red-tailed Racer (Gonyosoma oxycephalum) trying to cross the road 

Red-tailed Racer (Gonyosoma oxycephalum)

Red-tailed Racer (Gonyosoma oxycephalum)

Such a gorgeous green colour!

Red-tailed Racer (Gonyosoma oxycephalum)

Red-tailed Racer (Gonyosoma oxycephalum) - look at its bright blue tongue!

More shots of the Osmelia philippina flowers

Cruiser (Vindula dejone erotella) female, looking very worn out and tattered. It was flying very slowly too :(

Gluta sp. fruit?

Gluta sp. fruit?

Mycalesis sp.

More shots of the Sterculia macrophylla fruits

Sterculia macrophylla fruits

Osmelia phillippina

Unknown plant with flower buds

Common Hedge Blue (Acytolepis puspa lambi)

Till next time :P

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