Flora Singapura





Myristica cinnamomea
Common Names: 
Cinnamon Nutmeg
Critically Endangered
The leaves of M. cinnamomea are brown on the underside and green on top, giving the crown a "cinnamon" colour and hence the specific name. The fruits are large egg-shaped and with brown-orange scurf. Stilt and Pneumatophore roots may be evident in swampy conditions. The tree is found in and around Fresh Water Swamp Fores.
Crown of tree in Nee Soon Swamp Forest
Brown scurfy fruit @ Nee Soon Swamp Forest