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Tropic plant that smells very sweet during night time…

Post by l'ange qui passe » Tue, 17 May 2011 1:41 pm

I feel for the last few weeks some plant smells so sweet after dark. I guess it is a kind of tropic flower or something planted around town, but have not been able to identify which. This is not the first time, but during my stay in Singapore for some years, I sometimes have experienced such nights full of sweet smell around. Do you have any idea about such tropic flowers or names of those? I am very curious.

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Post by ev-disinfection » Tue, 17 May 2011 2:53 pm

Ylang Ylang flower and the night blooming Jasmine.

http://www.tropical-plants-flowers-and- ... smine.html

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Post by Mad Scientist » Wed, 18 May 2011 5:34 am

Durian Tree ??
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Post by happigal » Wed, 18 May 2011 10:05 am

Currently all the Tembusu trees are flowering. You only smell it during the evenings. You will see small clusters of tiny white flowers all over three! It is heavenly!!

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Post by Asian_Geekette » Wed, 18 May 2011 11:41 pm

Mad Scientist wrote:Durian Tree ??
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Are there durian trees in Singapore? :)
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Post by ev-disinfection » Wed, 18 May 2011 11:46 pm

Asian_Geekette wrote:
Mad Scientist wrote:Durian Tree ??
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Are there durian trees in Singapore? :)
Yes Maam, there are... but most are in the army training areas and beside the expressways.

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Post by x9200 » Thu, 19 May 2011 1:58 am

Asian_Geekette wrote:
Mad Scientist wrote:Durian Tree ??
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Are there durian trees in Singapore? :)
Go for example to Bukit Batok Nature Park and look for a sign "beware of falling durians".

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Post by ev-disinfection » Thu, 19 May 2011 1:14 pm

Kenapa sumau tulis bahasa, banyet orang sini omong nya english, didak farham deh. :D

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Post by vbelle » Thu, 19 May 2011 1:58 pm

ev, appreciate your effort with indonesian...but most of the words are wrong:D

i post the link so that OP can have a look at the picture of the flower...

not to read it...

if you want to read it...you can just check the latin name :)

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Post by ev-disinfection » Thu, 19 May 2011 4:33 pm

vbelle wrote:ev, appreciate your effort with indonesian...but most of the words are wrong:D

i post the link so that OP can have a look at the picture of the flower...

not to read it...

if you want to read it...you can just check the latin name :)
Hi Vbelle,
i speak better than i write, but definitely not better than you,
Cheers

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Post by textex » Thu, 19 May 2011 9:17 pm

Hi, perhaps you were looking for Saussurea obvallata also known as Brahma Kamal. Large White flowers, long and stalky green plant. Just google the name.

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Post by l'ange qui passe » Sat, 21 May 2011 10:57 am

Wow exactly!! I found some Ilang Ilang flowers just below my apartment window on the ground! Amazing~ :)

ev-disinfection wrote:Ylang Ylang flower and the night blooming Jasmine.

http://www.tropical-plants-flowers-and- ... smine.html

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Post by l'ange qui passe » Sat, 21 May 2011 11:02 am

Not durian unfortunately, though the smell seems to be sweet for some people lol

Mad Scientist wrote:Durian Tree ??
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Post by l'ange qui passe » Sat, 21 May 2011 11:19 am

Thanks, I am very interested. Will go to the Botanic Gardens later and try to smell Tembusu (some heritage trees seem to exist there!) :)

happigal wrote:Currently all the Tembusu trees are flowering. You only smell it during the evenings. You will see small clusters of tiny white flowers all over three! It is heavenly!!

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