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  Dasymaschalon dasymaschalum I.M.Turner
  Family Name : Annonaceae

  Synonyms : Dasymaschalon blumei

  Common Names : Akar Mempisang

 
Akar Mempisang
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Tree (Small (6m-15m))
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Myanmar to Java, Borneo
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical
      Local Conservation Status :
      Native to Singapore (Critically Endangered (CR))
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: A shrub or a small tree grows up to 15 m tall.
      Foliage: The alternate leaves are elliptic to oblong. Upperside of the leaf (adaxial surface) is dark-green and smooth, while underside (abaxial surface) is greyish-green.
      Stems: The shrub or the tree sometimes develops climbing branches.
      Flowers: The bisexual flowers are fragrant and pale yellow. Flower petals are united and twisted. 
      Fruits: Fruits are bright red, hanging downwards, resembling a string of beads (moniliform).
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Fruits, Ornamental Form
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      General, Parks & Gardens
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Fragrant / Aromatherapy Garden
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Propagation Method :
      Seed
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Evergreen
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
      Foliar Arrangement Along Stem :
      Alternate
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Cream / Off-White, Yellow / Golden
      Flower Grouping :
      Solitary
  • Fruit, Seed & Spore
    • Mature Fruit Colour(s) [Angiosperms & Gymnosperms] :
      Red

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