Plant Pictorial Database
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Scientific name: Labisia pumila
Family: Primulaceae
Common name: Kacip Fatimah
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 26 September 2013
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Scientific name: Lablab purpureus
Family: Fabaceae
Synonym: L. leucocarpos, L. niger, L. vulgaris, Dolichos lablab, Dolichos purpureus
Common name: Hyacinth Bean
Chinese name: 扁豆
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 7 February 2008
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Scientific name: Lactuca indica
Family: Asteraceae
Synonym: L. squarrosa, Prenanthes squarrosa, Pterocypsela indica
Common name: Indian Lettuce
Chinese name: 山莴苣 , 鹅菜
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 12 July 2009
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Scientific name: Lagenaria siceraria
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Synonym: L. vulgaris, Cucurbita sinceraria
Common name: Bottle Gourd
Chinese name: 葫芦
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 7 February 2008
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Scientific name: Lagerstroemia floribunda
Family: Lythraceae
Synonym: L. turbinata
Common name: Crepe Myrtle
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 26 July 2014
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Scientific name: Lagerstroemia indica
Family: Lythraceae
Common name: Crepe Myrtle, Rose of India
Chinese name: 紫薇
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 23 April 2011
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Scientific name: Lagerstroemia speciosa
Family: Lythraceae
Synonym: L. flos-reginae, Munchausia speciosa
Common name: Giant Crepe Myrtle, Queen Flower, Pride of India
Chinese name: 大花紫薇
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 28 May 2010
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Scientific name: Lantana camara
Family: Verbenaceae
Common name: Bunga Tahi Ayam, Common Lantana, Shrub Verbena, Tick Berry
Chinese name: 马缨丹
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 25 April 2008
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Scientific name: Laportea interrupta
Family: Urticaceae
Synonym: Schychowskia interrupta, Urtica interrupta
Common name: Hawaii Woodnettle
Chinese name: 红小麻
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 14 October 2013
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Scientific name: Lasia spinosa
Family: Araceae
Synonym: L. aculeata, Dracontium spinosum
Common name: -
Chinese name: 刺芋 , 山莲藕
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 1 January 2010
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Scientific name: Lasianthus attenuatus
Family: Rubiaceae
Synonym: L. densifolius, L. setosus, L. wallichii
Common name: -
Chinese name: 斜基粗叶木
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 6 April 2012
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Scientific name: Lasianthus constrictus
Family: Rubiaceae
Synonym: Mephitidia constricta, Nonatelia constricta
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 15 February 2013
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Scientific name: Lasianthus cyanocarpus
Family: Rubiaceae
Synonym: Mephitidia cyanocarpa, Mephitidia rhinozerotis, Mephitidia roxburghii, Nonatelia cyanocarpa
Common name: -
Location: Malaysia
Date taken: 24 December 2014
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Scientific name: Lasianthus ridleyi
Family: Rubiaceae
Synonym: L. singaporensis
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 31 May 2014
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Scientific name: Lawsonia inermis
Family: Lythraceae
Synonym: L. alba
Common name: Henna, Mignonette Tree
Chinese name: 散沫花 , 指甲花
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 14 April 2010
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Scientific name: Leea angulata
Family: Vitaceae
Synonym: L. horrida
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 26 October 2014
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Scientific name: Leea guineensis
Family: Vitaceae
Synonym: L. manillensis
Common name: -
Chinese name: 火筒树
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 7 February 2008
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Scientific name: Leea indica
Family: Vitaceae
Synonym: L. sambucina, L. javanica, Staphylea indica
Common name: Bandicoot Berry
Chinese name: 岩陀
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 23 July 2011
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Scientific name: Leea rubra
Family: Vitaceae
Common name: Red Leea
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 8 March 2009
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Scientific name: Leersia hexandra
Family: Poaceae
Synonym: Homalocenchrus hexandrus
Common name: Swamp Rice Grass, Cutgrass

Chinese name: 李氏禾
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 3 January 2012
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Scientific name: Legazpia polygonoides
Family: Linderniaceae
Synonym: Torenia polygonoides
Common name: Malayan Eyebright
Chinese name: 三翅萼
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 20 May 2008
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Scientific name: Leonurus japonicus
Family: Lamiaceae
Synonym: L. artemisia, L. heterophyllus, L. sibiricus, Stachys artemisia
Common name: Chinese Motherwort, Motherwort
Chinese name: 益母草
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 2 January 2009
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Scientific name: Lepidagathis incurva
Family: Acanthaceae
Synonym: L. hyalina, L. ustulata
Common name: -
Chinese name: 鳞花草
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 14 February 2010
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Scientific name: Lepionurus sylvestris
Family: Opiliaceae
Synonym: L. javanicus, L. oblongifolius, L. oblongifolium, Opilia acuminata
Common name: -
Chinese name: 鳞尾木
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 30 November 2012
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Scientific name: Lepironia articulata
Family: Cyperaceae
Synonym: L. mucronata, Restio articulatus
Common name: Blue Rush
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 1 January 2010
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Scientific name: Lepisanthes alata
Family: Sapindaceae
Synonym: Capura alata, Otophora alata, Otophora edulis, Otolepis alata
Common name: Johore Tree
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 3 August 2011
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Scientific name: Lepisanthes amoena
Family: Sapindaceae
Synonym: Capura spectabilis, Melicocca amoena, Otolepis amoena
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 6 February 2009
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Scientific name: Lepisanthes rubiginosa
Family: Sapindaceae
Synonym: Sapindus rubiginosus
Common name: -
Chinese name: 赤才
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 24 March 2012
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Scientific name: Leptospermum brachyandrum
Family: Myrtaceae
Synonym: L. abnorme, Kunzea brachyandra
Common name: Weeping Tea Tree
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 2 January 2009
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Scientific name: Lespedeza bicolor
Family: Fabaceae
Synonym: Desmodium bicolor
Common name: Shrubby Lespedeza
Chinese name: 胡枝子
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 4 February 2011
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Scientific name: Leucaena leucocephala
Family: Fabaceae
Synonym: L. glauca, L. glabrata, Acacia glauca, Mimosa leucocephala
Common name: Lead Tree, Jumbay, White Popinac
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 20 December 2008
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Scientific name: Leucas lavandulifolia
Family: Lamiaceae
Synonym: L. linifolia, Leonurus indicus, Phlomis linifolia
Common name: -
Chinese name: 线叶白绒草
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 30 September 2012
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Scientific name: Leuconotis griffithii
Family: Apocynaceae
Synonym: L. elastica, L. maingayi, L. subavenis
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 30 October 2014
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Scientific name: Leucophyllum frutescens
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Synonym: Terania frutescens
Common name: Purple Sage, Silverleaf
Chinese name: 紅花玉芙蓉
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 24 October 2009
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Scientific name: Licuala ferruginea
Family: Arecaceae
Common name: Fan Palm, Palas
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 15 May 2010
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Scientific name: Licuala grandis
Family: Arecaceae
Synonym: Pritchardia grandis
Common name: Ruffled Fan Palm
Chinese name: 圆叶刺轴榈
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 17 May 2009
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Scientific name: Licuala peltata
Family: Arecaceae
Common name: -
Location: Malaysia
Date taken: 31 May 2007
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Scientific name: Licuala spinosa
Family: Arecaceae
Synonym: L. horrida
Common name: Mangrove Fan Palm
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 16 February 2015
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Scientific name: Limacia scandens
Family: Menispermaceae
Synonym: L. velutina
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 29 December 2012
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Scientific name: Limnocharis flava
Family: Alismataceae
Common name: Yellow Bur-head, Yellow Velvetleaf
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 24 March 2012
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Scientific name: Limnophila chinensis
Family: Plantaginaceae
Synonym: L. aromatica, Columnea chinensis, Ambulia aromatica
Common name: Rice Paddy Herb
Chinese name: 紫苏草 , 田香草
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 13 December 2008
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Scientific name: Limnophila heterophylla
Family: Plantaginaceae
Common name: Purple Mudwort
Chinese name: 异叶石龙尾 , 细叶宝塔
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 22 December 2010
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Scientific name: Lindera lucida
Family: Lauraceae
Synonym: L. pedicellata, Aperula lucida, Benzoin lucidum, Litsea lucida, Polyadenia lucida
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 11 January 2014
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Scientific name: Lindernia antipoda
Family: Linderniaceae
Synonym: Ilysanthes antipoda, Ruellia antipoda
Common name: Sparrow False Pimpernel
Chinese name: 泥花草
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 1 June 2008
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Scientific name: Lindernia crustacea
Family: Linderniaceae
Common name: Brittle False Pimpernel, Round-fruited Lindernia
Chinese name: 倒地蜈蚣 , 单色蝴蝶草 , 蜈蚣草
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 30 May 2008
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Scientific name: Lindernia diffusa
Family: Linderniaceae
Synonym: Bonnaya origanifolia, Gratiola origanifolia, Pyxidaria diffusa, Riedelia officinalis, Sibthorpia americana, Sibthorpia diffusa, Vandellia diffusa
Common name: Spreading False Pimpernel
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 13 May 2017
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Scientific name: Lindernia rotundifolia
Family: Linderniaceae
Synonym: Gratiola rotundifolia, Ilysanthes rotundifolia, Ilysanthes oblongifolia, Ilysanthes madagascariensis, Ilysanthes hypericifolia
Common name: Baby Tears
Chinese name: 圆叶母草 , 瓜子草
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 13 February 2013
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Scientific name: Lindsaea divergens
Family: Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonym: Isoloma divergens, Schizoloma divergens
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 11 May 2012
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Scientific name: Lindsaea ensifolia
Family: Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonym: L. griffithiana, L. lanceolata, L. pentaphylla, Schizolegnia ensifolia, Schizoloma agatii, Schizoloma pentaphyllum
Common name: Graceful Necklace Fern
Chinese name: 剑叶鳞始蕨
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 5 May 2012
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Scientific name: Lithocarpus elegans
Family: Fagaceae
Synonym: L. spicata, Quercus grandifolia, Quercus spicata, Quercus squamata
Common name: Spike Oak
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 11 February 2012
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Scientific name: Lithocarpus lucidus
Family: Fagaceae
Synonym: L. omalokos, Cyclobalanus omalokos, Pasania lucida, Pasania omalokos
Common name: Shining Oak
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 6 February 2014
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Scientific name: Litsea accedens
Family: Lauraceae
Synonym: Tetranthera accedens
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 30 December 2015
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Scientific name: Litsea castanea
Family: Lauraceae
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 27 January 2012
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Scientific name: Litsea elliptica
Family: Lauraceae
Synonym: L. pruriens
Common name: Medang
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 11 December 2010
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Scientific name: Litsea firma
Family: Lauraceae
Synonym: L. cylindrocarpa, L. turfosa, Tetranthera firma
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 23 June 2012
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Scientific name: Litsea grandis
Family: Lauraceae
Synonym: Malapoenna grandis, Polyadenia grandis, Tetranthera grandis
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 20 December 2013
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Scientific name: Livistona chinensis
Family: Arecaceae
Synonym: L. oliviformis, Latania chinensis, Saribus oliviformis
Common name: Chinese Fan Palm, Fountain Palm
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 19 January 2008
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Scientific name: Lobelia chinensis
Family: Campanulaceae
Common name: Chinese Lobelia, Creeping Lobelia
Chinese name: 半边莲
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 30 April 2008
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Scientific name: Lomariopsis lineata
Family: Lomariopsidaceae
Synonym: Olfersia lineata
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 15 March 2014
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Scientific name: Lonicera japonica
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Synonym: L. aureoreticulata, Nintooa japonica
Common name: Japanese honeysuckle, Gold-and-silver Flower
Chinese name: 忍冬 , 金银花
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 8 August 2009
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Scientific name: Lonicera macrantha
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Synonym: Caprifolium macranthum
Common name: Large-flowered Honeysuckle
Chinese name: 大花忍冬
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 2 January 2009
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Scientific name: Lophanthera lactescens
Family: Malpighiaceae
Common name: Golden Chain Tree
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 2 January 2009
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Scientific name: Lophatherum gracile
Family: Poaceae
Common name: -
Chinese name: 淡竹叶
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 18 July 2009
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Scientific name: Loropetalum chinense
Family: Hamamelidaceae
Synonym: Hamamelis chinensis
Common name: Chinese Fringe Flower
Chinese name: 红花继木
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 28 March 2015
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Scientific name: Ludwigia adscendens
Family: Onagraceae
Synonym: Jussiaea adscendens, Jussiaea repens
Common name: Creeping Water Primrose
Chinese name: 白花水龙
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 20 September 2009
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Scientific name: Ludwigia hyssopifolia
Family: Onagraceae
Synonym: Jussiaea hyssopifolia
Common name: Narrow-leaved Malayan Willow-herb, Seedbox
Chinese name: 细叶水丁香, 草龙
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 25 April 2009
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Scientific name: Ludwigia octovalvis
Family: Onagraceae
Synonym: Jussiaea suffruticosa, Jussiaea linearis, Jussiaea nodulosa
Common name: Primrose Willow
Chinese name: 水丁香
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 26 September 2010
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Scientific name: Ludwigia sedioides
Family: Onagraceae
Common name: Mosaic Plant
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 5 July 2009
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Scientific name: Luffa acutangula
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Synonym: Cucumis acutangulus
Common name: Angled Luffa, Ridged Luffa
Chinese name: 丝瓜
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 16 March 2008
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Scientific name: Luffa cylindrica
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Synonym: L. aegyptiaca
Common name: Sponge Gourd
Chinese name: 丝瓜
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 19 February 2015
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Scientific name: Lumnitzera littorea
Family: Combretaceae
Synonym: L. coccinea, L. purpurea, Bruguiera littorea, Pyrrhanthus littoreus, Petaloma coccinea
Common name: Teruntum Merah
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 17 April 2010
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Scientific name: Lumnitzera racemosa
Family: Combretaceae
Common name: Teruntum Bunga Puteh
Chinese name: 榄李
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 14 March 2010
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Scientific name: Luvunga crassifolia
Family: Rutaceae
Common name: -
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 22 November 2014
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Scientific name: Lycium barbarum
Family: Solanaceae
Synonym: L. halimifolium, L. lanceolatum, L. turbinatum, L. vulgare, Boberella halimifolia, Jasminoides flaccidum, Teremis elliptica
Common name: Wolfberry, Goji Berry, Matrimony Vine
Chinese name: 枸杞
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 19 February 2015
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Scientific name: Lycopersicon esculentum
Family: Solanaceae
Synonym: L. lycopersicum
Common name: Tomato
Chinese name: 番茄
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 8 March 2009
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Scientific name: Lycopodiella cernua
Family: Lycopodiaceae
Synonym: Lycopodium cernuum
Common name: Nodding Clubmoss, Staghorn Clubmoss
Chinese name: 过山龙 , 筋骨草
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 25 April 2008
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Scientific name: Lygodium circinnatum
Family: Lygodiaceae
Synonym: L. basilanicum, L. conforme, L. dichotomum, L. pedatum, Ophioglossum circinnatum, Hydroglossum circinnatum, Hydroglossum pedatum
Common name: Paku Jari Merah, Red Finger Fern
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 15 November 2014
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Scientific name: Lygodium flexuosum
Family: Lygodiaceae
Synonym: Ophioglossum flexuosum
Common name: Climbing Fern
Chinese name: 曲轴海金沙 , 长叶海金沙 , 牛抄藤
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 28 November 2014
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Scientific name: Lygodium japonicum
Family: Lygodiaceae
Synonym: Ophioglossum japonicum
Common name: Japanese Climbing Fern
Chinese name: 海金沙
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 28 November 2014
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Scientific name: Lygodium longifolium
Family: Lygodiaceae
Synonym: Hydroglossum longifolium
Common name: -
Chinese name: 掌叶海金沙
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 2 August 2008
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Scientific name: Lygodium microphyllum
Family: Lygodiaceae
Synonym: L. scandens, Ugena microphylla
Common name: Old World Climbing Fern, Small-leaf Climbing Fern
Chinese name: 小叶海金沙
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 12 April 2008
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Scientific name: Lygodium salicifolium
Family: Lygodiaceae
Common name: -
Chinese name: 柳叶海金沙
Location: Singapore
Date taken: 10 January 2015
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