List of Plants by Scientific Name (Singapore)

2011

Scientific Name Common Name
Abrus precatorius Rosary Pea, Indian Licorice, Precatory Bean
Adiantum capillus-veneris Black Maidenhair Fern, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Hair Fern
Allamanda cathartica Allamanda, Common Allamanda, Golden Trumpet
Aloe vera Aloe, Lidah Buaya
Andrographis paniculata Hempedu Bumi, Sambiloto, Chuan Xin Lian
Ardisia elliptica Mata Pelanduk/Ayam, Sea-Shore Ardisia, Shoebutton Ardisia
Areca catechu Betel Nut Palm, Areca Nut, Pinang
Asplenium nidus Bird’s Nest Fern
Aster tataricus Tatarian Aster, Tatarian Daisy
Azadirachta indica Neem
Barringtonia asiatica Beach Barringtonia, Fish-Killer Tree, Putat Laut
Barringtonia racemosa Putat Kampong, Samundrapandu
Bauhinia purpurea Butterfly Tree
Bixa orellana Annatto, Lipstick Tree
Calophyllum inophyllum Indian Laurel, Penaga Laut, Borneo Mahogany
Cananga odorata Kenanga, Ylang-Ylang
Capsicum annuum Chilli, Red Pepper
Cassia fistula Golden Shower Tree, Indian Laburnum, Purging Cassia
Catharanthus roseus Madagascar Periwinkle, Rose Periwinkle
Celosia argentea Feather Cockscomb, Red Spinach
Centella asiatica Indian Pennywort, Asiatic Pennywort
Cerbera odollam Pong Pong Tree, Indian Suicide Tree, Sea Mango
Cissus quadrangularis Grape Leaf, Veld Grape
Cocos nucifera Coconut Palm, Kelapa
Coix lacryma-jobi Job’s Tears, Adlay
Crinum asiaticum Crinum Lily, Spider Lily, Bawang Tanah
Cymbopogon citratus Lemon Grass
Dolichos lablab Lablab Bean, Hyacinth Bean
Elephantopus scaber Elephant’s Foot, Tutup Bumi, Tapak Sulaiman
Euphorbia hirta Asthma Weed
Eurycoma longifolia Tongkat Ali, Ali’s Umbrella, Pasak Bumi
Hibiscus mutabilis Cotton Rose, Chinese Rose
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Hawaiian Hibiscus, China Rose, Bunga Raya
Hibiscus tiliaceus Linden Hibiscus, Sea Hibiscus, Mahoe
Impatiens balsamina Balsam Plant
Imperata cylindrica Lalang, Alang-Alang, Speargrass
Ipomoea pes-caprae Beach Morning Glory, Goat’s Foot Creeper, Bayhops
Ixora chinensis Chinese Ixora
Jatropha curcas Barbados Nut, Physic-Nut
Juniperus chinensis Chinese Juniper
Kaempferia galanga Galangal, Sand Ginger, Kencur
Lantana camara Common Lantana, Bunga Tahi Ayam, Wild Sage
Lonicera japonica Japanese Honeysuckle, Jin Yin Hua
Mangifera indica Mango, Mangga
Manihot esculenta Tapioca, Cassava
Melaleuca cajuputi Gelam, Paper-Bark Tree, Kayu Puteh
Melastoma malabathricum Sendudok, Singapore Rhododendron
Mimosa pudica Touch-Me-Not, Sensitive Plant, Rumput Simalu
Mirabilis jalapa Four O’clock Flower, Bunga Pukul Empat
Morinda citrifolia Mengkudu, Indian Mulberry, Noni
Nelumbo nucifera Sacred Lotus, East Indian Lotus, Oriental Lotus
Nephelium lappaceum Rambutan, Hairy Lychee
Nerium oleander Oleander
Ophiopogon japonicus Dwarf Lilyturf, Mondo Grass, Mai Men Dong
Peltophorum pterocarpum Jemerlang Laut, Yellow Flame, Yellow Flamboyant
Persicaria hydropiper Water Pepper, Laksa Plant
Phyllanthus amarus Pick-A-Back, Carry Me Seed, Ye Xia Zhu
Piper nigrum Pepper, Lada
Piper sarmentosum Wild Pepper, Kadok, Sirih Tanah
Plantago major Common Plantain, Whiteman’s Foot, Daun Sejumbok
Punica granatum Pomegranate, Delima
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa Rose Myrtle
Rhoeo spathacea Purple-Leaved Spider Wort, Moses-In-The-Cradle, Oyster Plant
Ricinus communis Castor Oil Plant, Castor Bean
Ruta graveolens Herb of Grace, Common Rue
Saccharum officinarum Sugarcane, Tebu
Sauropus androgynus Sweet Leaf Bush, Cekup Manis, Daun Katuk
Sesbania grandiflora Scarlet Wisteria Tree, Red Wisteria, Daun Turi
Solatium nigrum Black Nightshade, Terong Meranti, Poison Berry
Swietenia macrophylla Honduras Mahogany, Broad-Leaved Mahogany
Terminalia catappa Indian Almond, Katapang
Thevetia peruviana Yellow Oleander, Trumpet Flower
Tinospora crispa Akar Putarwali, Batang Wali
Vitex rotundifolia Round Leaf Chastetree, Beach Vitex
Zingiber officinale Common Ginger