Diversity of The Tropical Forest

After traveling in Asia tropical forest, I am amazed by variety kinds plants. In that article Diversity of The Tropical Forest written by me, I am gonna introduce you different kinds of plants.  Some of the introduction text is from Wikipedia and other sources.

Kleinhovia hospita (guest tree syn. Kleinhovia serrataBlanco, Grewia meyenianaWalp.) is an evergreen, tropical tree native to Indonesia, Malaysia and other parts of tropical Asia. It is monotypic, being the only species in the genus Kleinhovia.

K. hospita is an evergreen, bushy tree growing up to 20 m high, with a dense rounded crown and upright pink sprays of flowers and fruits. Leaves are simple and alternate; stipules are ensiform to linear, about 8 mm long;petioles are 2.5–30 cm long; the leaf-blade is ovate to heart-shaped, glabrous on both sides, with the apex pointed. Secondary veins occur in 6-8 pairs, palmately nerved.

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Nephrolepis – taken by me- Shunzhe Ma. 

Nephrolepis is a genus of about 30 species of ferns in the family Nephrolepidaceae or Lomariopsidaceae (included in Davalliaceae in some classifications). Commonly referred to as the Macho Fern, Nephrolepidaceae is part of the eupolypods I clade of the order Polypodiales, in the class Polypodiopsida. Click to see Description and Permission.

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Bambusa vulgaris, common bamboo, is an open-clump type bamboo species. It is native to Indochina and to the province of Yunnan in southern China, but it has been widely cultivated in many other places and has become naturalized in several.[4][5] Among bamboo species, it is one of the largest and most easily recognized.

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Delonix regia- taken by me- Shunzhe Ma

Delonix regia is a species of flowering plant in the bean family Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It is noted for its fern-like leaves and flamboyant display of flowers. In many tropical parts of the world it is grown as an ornamental tree and in English it is given the name Royal Poinciana or Flamboyant. It is also one of several trees known as Flame tree.

Hymenocallis speciosa taken by me- Shunzhe Ma

Hymenocallis speciosa (green-tinge spiderlily) is a species of the genus Hymenocallis that is native to the Windward Islands in the eastern Caribbean. It is cultivated as an ornamental in some areas, and reportedly naturalized in Cuba and the Bahamas.[2][3]

Hymenocallis speciosa is a bulb-forming perennial. Stipe can attain a height of up to 50 cm. Leaves are lanceolate, up to 50 cm long and 10 cm across, narrowing to a petiole below. One umbel can produce as many as 20 flowers. Flowers are white with a slight greenish tinge, the tepals reflexed (curling backwards) at flowering time.[4][5][6][7]

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Heteropanax fragrans- taken by me Shunzhe Ma
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Classical Coconut Tree, no need to explain more and it’s almost a symbol of tropical forest, by Shunzhe Ma (me)

Beautiful “Touching, experiencing, feeling in love with the beautiful nature.”

But “The area of Tropical Forest is becoming less and less…”

So Let’s protect our nature together!

Shunzhe Ma

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