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Simpoh air A small tree that often grows at forest edges and shrubland, the opened fruit pod can be mistaken for flowers. The wide leaves are sometimes used for wrapping food. Dillenia suffruticosa,Fall,Geotagged,Malaysia,Simpoh Ayer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Simpoh air

A small tree that often grows at forest edges and shrubland, the opened fruit pod can be mistaken for flowers. The wide leaves are sometimes used for wrapping food.

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''Dillenia suffruticosa'' is a species of ''Dillenia'' found in tropical South East Asia in secondary forest and swampy ground. It is a large, evergreen shrub to 6 metres high. It flowers continuously with yellow flowers 10 to 12 cm wide.

''Dillenia suffruticosa'' is national flower of Brunei, and can be found everywhere across the country. In Singapore, the large oval-shaped leaves of this plant are commonly nicknamed as "CB leaves", especially so by many Singaporean men who served in.. more

Similar species: Dilleniales
Species identified by Azura Ahmad
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By Azura Ahmad

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Uploaded Dec 2, 2017. Captured Dec 1, 2017 10:59 in Persiaran Elektron, Denai Alam, 40160 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Canon EOS 750D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO100
  • 140mm