Selaginella plana with gorgeous green, scaly and tripinnate fronds

Selaginella plana (Asian Spikemoss, Cyperus Clubmoss, Paka Merak in Malay)

Beautiful green leaves of Selaginella plana (Asian Spikemoss, Cyperus Clubmoss, Paka Merak in Malay), 9 Aug 2017Asian Spikemoss or Cyperus Clubmoss is an exotic and ornamental shrubby fern.

It is not a true fern although it produces spores but considered one of the fern allies in the genus Selaginella.

A beautiful tropical plant that is listed as invasive by CABI.

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Syzygium myrtifolium with mesmerising orange-red emerging foliage

Syzygium myrtifolium (Red Lip, Australian Brush Cherry, Kelat Paya/Oil in Malay)

Mesmerizing orange-red emerging foliage of Syzygium myrtifolium (Red Lip, Australian Brush Cherry, Kelat Paya/Oil in Malay), 3 Aug 2017An exotic, evergreen and hardy tree with mesmerising orange-red emerging leaves.

A very common tree that is often seen planted along many public roads and median strips in our beloved country, Malaysia.

We love seeing these beautiful trees with autumn leaves that won’t be seen in tropical Malaysia.
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Zucchini with edible flowers, fruits and eaten as a veggie

Zucchini (Courgette, Italian Marrow, Summer Squash)

Zucchini (Courgette, Italian Marrow, Summer Squash) can be eaten raw or added in salads, 3 Jan 2013Zucchini or Summer Squash is an ornamental plant with edible flowers and fruits.

It is popularly grown by home gardeners as it is very versatile.

It can be prepared in a variety of ways, such as a veggie, eaten raw in salads, grilled, stuffed, battered and deep fried, or used in bread and cakes.
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Hyophorbe lagenicaulis is an attractive palm tree with bottle-shaped trunk

Hyophorbe lagenicaulis (Bottle Palm, Palmiste Gargoulette)

Hyophorbe lagenicaulis (Bottle Palm, Palmiste Gargoulette) with dramatic and arching leaves, 25 July 2017Bottle Palm is a very unique  and stunning palm tree with a stout and bottle-shaped trunk.

It has dramatic and wonderful arching foliage.

Bottle Palm is considered critically endangered.
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Dianthus caryophyllus with flowers in psychedelic colours

Dianthus caryophyllus (Carnation, Border Carnation, Clove Pink)

 (Carnation, Border Carnation, Clove Pink)The Carnation or Clove Pink produces wonderful blossoms in psychedelic colours.

They are popularly used as cut flowers in most countries around the globe.

An ornamental and perennial plant that flowers throughou the year in the tropical country.

Carnation is the national flower of Spain, Monaco, and Slovenia.

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