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Singapore Botanical Gardens
November 2007


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Gates Cluny Road
Botanical Garden Gates
Pavillion
Pavillion
Kapok Tree Roots
Kapok Tree Roots
Kapok Tree Roots
Kapok Tree Roots
Spotted Dove cooling wings
Spotted Dove cooling wings
Lesser Whistling Ducks
Lesser Whistling Ducks
Lesser Whistling Duck roosting in tree
Lesser Whistling Duck roosting in tree
White Breasted Water Hen
White Breasted Water Hen
Palm Valley
Palm Valley
Parrot Beaked Heliconia
Parrot Beaked Heliconia
Calabash gourd Crescentia cujete
Calabash gourd Crescentia cujete
Swan Lake
Swan Lake
Orchid display carved column
Orchid display carved column
Dendrobium Princess Diana
Dendrobium Princess Diana
Fountain by Nassim Road Entrance
Fountain by Nassim Road Entrance
Entrance to Orchid Garden
Entrance to Orchid Garden
Yellow Orchids
Yellow Orchids
Closer view of Yellow Orchids
Closer view of Yellow Orchids
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Carved wooden screen near Holland Road Cluny Road entrance
Carved wooden screen near Holland Road Cluny Road entrance
Carp Pond
Carp Pond
Carved figure near archives building
Carved figure near archives building
Wood sculpture
Wood sculpture
Bicycle Sculpture
Bicycle Sculpture
Evolution Garden
Evolution Garden
Coal Forest Evolution Garden
Coal Forest Evolution Garden
Evolution Garden Rocks
Evolution Garden Rocks
Evolution Garden Walking through time
Walking through time

The Ginger Garden

Within the botanical garden is the amazing Ginger Garden. Reproduced below is a photograph of a board from the garden explaining about the ginger family.
What are Gingers?

Emerging Ginger stems
Emerging Ginger stems
Ginger plants
Ginger plants
Turmeric plants
Turmeric plants
Alpinia vitatta variegated
Alpinia vitatta variegated
Alpinia galanga (GALANGAL)
Alpinia galanga (GALANGAL)
Alpinia lento carpa (Bamboo ginger)
Alpinia lento carpa (Bamboo ginger)
flower Cornus kaempferia auranttiflora
flower Cornus kaempferia auranttiflora
Torch Ginger flower 1
Torch Ginger flower 1
Torch Ginger flower 2
Torch Ginger flower 2
Open Torch Ginger Flower
Open Torch Ginger Flower
Etlingera species zingiber hort
Etlingera species zingiber hort
(Arrowroot) Macranta arundinaceae
(Arrowroot) Macranta arundinaceae
Costus incanusianus
Costus incanusianus
Heliconia
Heliconia
Calathea marantifolea
Calathea marantifolea
Zingiber species 1
Zingiber species 1
Zingiber species 2 Orchidantha siamensis
Orchidantha siamensis
Curcuma cordata white
Curcuma cordata white
Curcuma cordata pink
Curcuma cordata pink
Costus species red stem
Costus species red stem
Etlingera
Etlingera
Torch Ginger Plant
Torch Ginger Plant


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