National Flower Series – South East Asia 3- Indonesia

National Flower – Indonesia There are three categories of floral emblem that symbolize Indonesia; puspa bangsa (national flower) of Indonesia is Melati (Jasminum sambac), puspa pesona (flower of charm) is Anggrek Bulan (Moon Orchid) (Phalaenopsis amabilis) and puspa langka (rare

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National Flower Series – South East Asia 4- Brunei Darussalam

National Flower Series – Brunei Darussalam – Dillenia or Simpoh

Dillenia or commonly known as Simpoh or Simpor orSimpur is a genus of 100 species of flowering plants in the family Dilleniaceae, native to tropical and subtropical regions of southern

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National Flower Series - South East Asia 5- Philippines
National Flower Series – South East Asia 5- Philippines

National Flower Series – The Phillipines – Sampaguita or Jasminum Sambac

Sampaguita (Jasminum sambac) is a sweetly scented tropical flower belonging to the wide genus of Jasmines (Jasminum) and have other names known as Philippine Jasmine, Arabian jasmine, Pikake in

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National Flower Series - South East Asia 7- Cambodia
National Flower Series – South East Asia 7- Cambodia

National Flower Series – Kingdom of Cambodia (Mistrella Mesnyi or Rumdul)

Rumdul (银帽花、隆都花) or mitrella mesnyi is a species of flowering plant in the soursop family, Annonaceae. In a 2005 royal decree by King Sihamoni of Cambodia, the rumdul or

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Mushroom and Fungi in my home...
Mushroom and Fungi in my home…

Mushrooms and fungi series – While writing this series,I have to prepare meals for my kids. They are mushrooms fanatics. A search in my fridge and kitchen cabinets found these mushrooms. I ended up preparing fried rice (with lots of

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National Flower Series - South East Asia 10- Laos
National Flower Series – South East Asia 10- Laos

National Flower Series – Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Plumeria Rubra or Dok Champa)

Dok Champa, also known as frangipani or plumeria rubra or 缅栀花(鸡蛋花), is the national flower of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (“Laos”). The trees are considered sacred and

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National Flower Series - South East Asia 2- Malaysia
National Flower Series – South East Asia 2- Malaysia

National flower series – Malaysia – Hibiscus rosa-sinesis

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is the national flower of Malaysia, called Bunga Raya in Malay. Introduced into the Malay Peninsula in the 12th century, it was nominated as the national flower in the year

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National Flower Series - South East Asia 9- Thailand
National Flower Series – South East Asia 9- Thailand

National Flower Series – Thailand – Cassia Fistula

Cassia fistula,(腊肠树) is the national tree of Thailand, and its flower is Thailand’s national flower. It is believed that the the flowers’ yellow color were being associated with the color of Buddhism

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Sayur Paku
Sayur Paku

I just discovered there are people selling “Sayur Paku” in Singapore (Tuesday and Friday in Geylang Serai Wet Market).

I miss these wild ferns that are abundant when I was in East Malaysia donkey years ago. We will go to

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