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Postby l'ange qui passe » Sat, 21 May 2011 11:28 am

English one:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polianthes_tuberosa

Thanks for the info. I will be busy with exploring the Botanic Gardens :)


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Postby l'ange qui passe » Sat, 21 May 2011 11:36 am

Hi Tex thanks for the info. I've never known there are so many different types of night fragrant flowers in the world! I will look for this plant as well and want to try the smell! Cheers,


textex wrote: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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Postby ev-disinfection » Sat, 21 May 2011 8:23 pm

l'ange qui passe wrote: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


Kar - ching :cool:

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Postby ksl » Sun, 22 May 2011 2:57 am

There is a white one that people buy to place in their cars! It is sold more frequently in Taiwan on the streets and sellers weave in between the cars at traffic lights to sell it. The name of it slips my mind at the moment! It's the mango season now too, though you need a licence to pick them in public places.

I planted a jackfruit stone and my tree was almost 50cm high, when one of the grass cutters, sliced a small piece at the base and it died :evil: There are loads of fruits to find here! Though I didn't know Ylang Ylang was in Singapore, it's $40 for 20 ml in Singapore.

It's an aphrodisiac for those that don't know, just a little you need on the pillow at night :lol: There is also a Viagra plant, not that i need it, but some lady offered me it in Brunei they couldn't stop laughing when I said I need something to make it sleep.

Indonesian herbs are wonderful for the ladies too
http://www.jamugarden2u.com/aboutherbjamu.php

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 22 May 2011 12:47 pm

ksl wrote: There is also a Viagra plant, not that i need it, but some lady offered me it in Brunei they couldn't stop laughing when I said I need something to make it sleep.


You must mean tongkat ali

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurycoma_longifolia

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Postby ksl » Sun, 22 May 2011 2:05 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
ksl wrote: There is also a Viagra plant, not that i need it, but some lady offered me it in Brunei they couldn't stop laughing when I said I need something to make it sleep.


You must mean tongkat ali

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurycoma_longifolia


Yes that's the one, though it was not processed, just little pieces in tinfoil, there is also a leaf which is used for washing the Virgina, which makes it contract, enhancing the experience. Don Siri or something resembling the name. I'm quite amazed at the herbal medicines on offer and folklore must have something to say.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 22 May 2011 2:20 pm

Here's the women's version of tongkat ali:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kacip_fatima

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Postby Asian_Geekette » Mon, 23 May 2011 6:37 pm

ev-disinfection wrote:
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.


@ev-disinfection & x9200: Thanks!
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Postby Brah » Mon, 23 May 2011 8:54 pm

And here I was thinking something totally different and something best not found here but is indeed a sweet smell at night....

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 23 May 2011 9:10 pm

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Postby nakatago » Mon, 23 May 2011 11:52 pm

Ahem; back on topic. Try looking for one of these: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cestrum_nocturnum


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