Sunday, January 11, 2015

Horrible day at MacRitchie



Well, as the title suggests, it was a rather dreadful day at MacRitchie.. The weekend crowd was noisy as usual and rowdy at certain times. But the final straw was those who did things that was not allowed in the nature reserve...

At least the plants were there to comfort me from all the horrible crowds..oh wells..


Dracaena porteri has started flowering
Dracaena porteri
Magnolia singaporensis
Magnolia singaporensis
Dioscorea sp. seed
Not sure what's these
Strombosia javanica seed germinating
Found some Artabotrys sp. fallen petals
I suspect this to be either Sindora or Fibraurea seedling
Sindora wallichii fruit pod
Sindora wallichii fruit pod
Yellow Vein Lancer (Pyroneura latoia latoia) feeding on bird poo
Yellow Vein Lancer (Pyroneura latoia latoia)
Gomphandra quadrifida flowering
Hypolytrum nemorum
Pavetta wallichiana fruiting
Pavetta wallichiana

Ficus villosa
Ficus villosa
Moth larvae
Leaf galls
Spider on the same plant




Fern ally
Pavetta wallichiana flower buds
Canthium molle 
Canthium molle flowering
Canthium molle 
Canthium molle 
Canthium molle spines
Canthium molle 
Canthium confertum fruiting!
Canthium confertum
Melastoma malabathricum
Ficus sp.
Ficus sp.
Molineria sp. flowering
Chassalia fruits
Urophyllum sp. flowering
Branded Imperial (Eooxylides tharis distanti) on its host plant
Ficus sp.
Chassalia fruits
Chassalia sp. flowers
Chassalia sp. fruits
Erythropalum scandens fruits and seed

There were some idiots here trying to fish, not sure why but I guess for fun once again..

This signage doesn't seem to deter people from going into the closed path. It's strange how people can blatantly ignore such signs and walk past it nonchalantly...
Unknown fruiting tree
Unknown
Tetracera sp.
Aidia densiflora flowering
Bauhinia semibifida flowering
Willughbeia sp. fallen fruit
Glochidion lutescens fruiting
Glochidion lutescens
Willughbeia sp. fruit
Willughbeia sp. fruit
Willughbeia sp. fruits
Glochidion lutescens
Willughbeia sp. fruits
Looks like Vitex pinnata
Willughbeia sp. flowers
Willughbeia sp. flowering
Unknown
Mayaca fluviatilis
Willughbeia sp. fruit
Dillenia suffruticosa (Simpoh Ayer)
Indorouchera sp. fruiting!
Indorouchera sp. fruiting
Indorouchera sp. fruiting
Ficus xylophylla
Ampelocissus elegans
Saw a idiot bringing his dog into the reserve, wasn't very sure if he could do that until I saw this sign.... oh wells
Magnolia singapurensis
Please learn
Just in case
Xanthostemon chrysanthus, commonly named Golden Penda
Xanthostemon chrysanthus
Ficus pumila fruits
Ficus pumila 
Tetracera indica fruits
Tetracera indica
Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus) - migratory visitor
Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus
Pink-necked Green Pigeon (Treron vernans
Ficus sp. fruiting
Ficus sp. 
Pink-necked Green Pigeon (Treron vernans

Oh wells, that's all for today....I wish people can learn the rules they need to abide when they are in the reserves, will they ever learn that they are visitors and not residents?


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